Police Respond to "Active Shooter" at YouTube Headquarters
The shooter was reportedly a disgruntled YouTube user
Published Apr 03, 2018Police are responding to an incident of an "active shooter" at YouTube headquarters.
At this point details are foggy, but gunshots were reported at the company's campus in San Bruno, south of San Francisco, this afternoon, BBC reports.
YouTube's owner Google has confirmed it is investigating a possible "gunfire incident."
Ambulances are reportedly at the scene and the public is being warned to stay out of the area. The identity of the shooter is unknown, but there are unconfirmed reports the shooter is a woman.
The number of victims is unclear, but the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital said it is treating patients from the incident.
UPDATE (4/3, 8:15 p.m. EDT): One woman has been found dead from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She is believed to be the shooter, according to police. Four others people were injured in the shooting and are in varying conditions at area hospitals.
UPDATE (4/4, 11:30 a.m. EDT): The alleged shooter has been identified as Nasim Aghdam. The 39-year-old San Diego woman was found dead at the scene from what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Aghdam was reportedly a disgruntled YouTube user who was upset over her channel's declining viewership and demonetization.
We are responding to an active shooter. Please stay away from Cherry Ave & Bay Hill Drive.— San Bruno Police (@SanBrunoPolice) April 3, 2018