News Update!!: San Bruno, CA: Latest Information: Shooting at YouTube’s Headquarters.
Here is the latest information regarding the shooting at YouTube’s Headquarters in San Bruno, California that occurred on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2018.
** As of 10:00am PT on Wednesday, March 4th, 2018: **
** Pictures from NBC affiliate KNTV Channel 11: **
San Bruno Police Department has confirmed the identified of the shooter at the YouTube Headquarters as 38 year old Nasim Najafi Aghdam from San Diego, California.
** Picture from San Bruno Police Department: **
The San Bruno Police Department release publicly a picture of Nasim Najafi Aghdam.
According to the San Bruno Police Department, the shooter approached an outdoor patio and dining area at YouTube’s Headquarters and began to shoot a 9mm handgun.
San Bruno Police Department Chief Ed Barberini said the shooter was later found died by a self-inflicted wound.
San Bruno Police Department said 3 people suffering from gunshot wounds were sent to the hospital following the shooting, but as of Wednesday, 2 victims have been released from the hospital well another victim remains in the hospital in serious condition.
Investigators do not believe Nasim Aghdam specifically targeted the 3 victims.
San Bruno Police Department Chief Ed Barberini said at a news conference on Wednesday that he believes the suspect, Nasim Aghdam, was upset with the policies and practices of YouTube, and went to a gun range Tuesday morning prior to the shooting, but that there was no evidence linking her to any individual at YouTube.
San Bruno Police Department Chief Ed Barberini also said the shooter “had some type of problem or concern with the practices and policies of YouTube, and we believe that because she was upset, that was her motive.”
San Bruno Police Department Chief Ed Barberini added that investigators are still piecing through collected evidence and hope to examine additional evidence in hopes of pinpointing what exactly made Nasim Aghdam upset.
“There’s a lot of follow-up that needs to be done. We have investigators going in several different directions following up on everything,” said San Bruno Police Department Chief Ed Barberini, adding “Whether that rises to the level of terrorism will be determined over the next few weeks.”
NBC affiliate KNTV Channel 11 is reporting that officers in Mountain View, California – about 30 miles from YouTube’s Headquarters – found Nasim Aghdam sleeping in her car in a parking lot around 2:00am PT on Tuesday but let her go after she refused to answer their questions, and didn’t appear to be a threat to herself or others.
Mountain View Police Department Spokeswoman Katie Nelson confirmed officers located a woman by the same name asleep in a vehicle asleep in a parking lot in Mountain View, California early Tuesday morning, but wouldn’t say whether officers had been warned that Nasim Aghdam might have been headed to YouTube headquarters.
** As of 2:00pm PT on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2018: **
** Pictures from NBC affiliate KNTV Channel 11: **
There has been a shooting at the headquarters of YouTube in San Bruno, California.
According to the San Bruno Police Department, numerous of 911 calls regarding gunshots came in at 12:46pm PT on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018.
** 911 Dispatchers Audio via NBC affiliate KNTV Channel 11: **
NBC affiliate KNTV Channel 11 posted the 911 Dispatchers Audio related to the shooting.
Reports that the shooting occurred soon after fire alarms began going off at the building.
Officers with the San Bruno Police Department arrived at the YouTube Headquarters at 12:48pm PT.
Television news footage showed people leaving the building in a line, holding their arms in the air for police to inspect as they were leaving the building.
SWAT teams surrounded the campus, guns drawn, and were seen patting down people grouped outside.
Videos and photos on social media showed YouTube employees walking out of offices with their hands raised.
On Twitter, YouTube employees reported hearing multiple gun shots inside the campus, a few were live tweeting what they saw while they were hiding in their offices.
** Videos from NBC affiliate KNTV Channel 11: **
NBC News is reporting that a female suspect in YouTube Headquarters shooting is dead.
A spokesperson for Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital said the hospital received patients from the incident.
San Bruno Police Department Chief Ed Barberini has told the news media that a female suspect is dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and at least 4 victims with gunshot wounds taken to hospitals.
San Bruno Police Department said this is still an active situation and will be conducting a search of the area to make sure all is clear.
Google Communications has tweeted, “We advised all other employees in the Bay Area, and people with meetings scheduled, to stay away from the area, and that there is no need to take any action. We have provided employees a helpline.”
San Bruno Police Department is telling the public to, “Please stay away from Cherry Ave and Bay Hill Drive.”
Google C.E.O. Sundar Pichai releases statement on the shooting at YouTube’s Headquarters.
United States Senator Dianne Feinstein has tweeted, “My stomach sinks with yet another active shooter alert. I’m praying for the safety of everyone at YouTube headquarters.”
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has tweeted, “My staff & I are closely following developments from the active shooter situation at YouTube HQ in San Bruno, CA. Thank you to our heroic first responders. Our Bay Area community – and all American communities – deserve real action to #EndGunViolence.”
United States of America President Donald Trump has tweeted, “Was just briefed on the shooting at YouTube’s HQ in San Bruno, California. Our thoughts and prayers are with everybody involved. Thank you to our phenomenal Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders that are currently on the scene.”
More information is still coming into ZachNews.