Shooting at YouTube HQ … Shooter Dead, at Least 3 Injured in YouTube Shooting (Update: ID’d as 38 year old Nasim Aghdam) (VIDEO)
An active shooter is being reported at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California. ABC 7 has reported that, “another law enforcement source confirms to ABC7 News reporter Dan Noyes that the shooter is a white, adult female wearing a dark top and head scarf.” It is believed that the suspect has wounded three and possibly committed suicide.
CBS Los Angeles
A woman opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday, wounding at least three people before she shot and killed herself and prompted panic as employees hid and tried to flee, police and witnesses said.Officials say three people were wounded by gunshots, and another person suffered a twisted ankle.
San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini initially told reporters Tuesday that four people were wounded. He later clarified that one person who was taken to the hospital had a twisted ankle or similar injury but wasn’t shot.
The shooting suspect has been identified as 38 year old Nasim Aghdam. She is being described as an animal rights activist and disgruntled video maker. She had railed in the past against YouTube for discriminating and filtering her content.
A woman shot multiple people Tuesday before turning the gun on herself at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, according to police. Sources tell KRON4 that the shooting appears to be the result of a domestic dispute.
Law enforcement officials have identified the suspect as Nasim Aghdam, 38, of Southern California.
The woman drove up from San Diego Tuesday, according to a KRON4 source.
The shooter is believed to be dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini confirmed during a press conference at 2:30 p.m.
There are at least three victims being treated for gunshot wounds at San Francisco General Hospital. A fourth person injured has a twisted ankle.
Police say the shooter used a handgun. The shooting happened while employees were having lunch on a patio.
On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 12:46 p.m., the San Bruno Police Department received numerous 9-1-1 calls reporting gunshots at the YouTube Campus located at 901 Cherry Avenue in San Bruno.San Bruno Police Officers arrived on scene at 12:48pm and immediately entered the building to search for a possible suspect. Arriving officers encountered numerous employees fleeing the premises. Officers encountered one victim with an apparent gunshot wound at the site and two additional gunshot victims that had fled to a neighboring business.
Inside the complex officers located a deceased female inside with a gunshot wound that is believed to have been self-inflicted. A total of four people were transported to local hospitals, three of which were suffering from gunshot wounds. The extent of the victims’ injuries are unknown at this time.
Following an initial search to identify any immediate threats, a perimeter was established with the assistance of responding officers from several allied police
agencies. Tactical teams then conducted a thorough search of the campus located at 901 Cherry Avenue. No other suspects were located, nor are there additional suspects believed to be associated at this time. The scene is currently being processed for evidence by San Bruno Police Detectives and the San Mateo County Crime Lab. (more here)