Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Gunshots reported at YouTube headquarters in California

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Gunshots were reported at YouTube headquarters in California on Tuesday as police rushed to the scene.

Multiple law enforcement sources said the person who opened fire Tuesday at YouTube headquarters in Northern California, triggering a massive police response as employees ran from the building, is deceased at the scene.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the shooter died by suicide or by law enforcement.

Police in the city of San Bruno said there was an active shooter but could not provide more information.

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Multiple 911 calls reported gunfire, and police and fire officials have responded, City Manager Connie Jackson said.

It was not immediately clear how many people were injured, but local hospitals reported receiving patients.

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.

Officers patted down people grouped outside, and police vehicles surrounded the area.

Sources are telling YC that multiple people are injured in serious condition. No status on shooter.

Update: 10:23 p.m. EST

Woman who opened fire at YouTube headquarters identified as Nasim Aghdam

Update: 5:28 p.m. EST

Coroner is responding.

Update: 5:15 p.m. EST

Female shooter dead.

Update: 4:59 p.m. EST

Handgun possibly found near female shooter suspect.

Update: 4:50 p.m. EST

ATF responding.

Update 4:36 p.m. EST

Associated Press reporting City manager of San Bruno, California, says multiple 911 calls are reporting a shooting at YouTube headquarters.

Update 4:33 p.m. EST

Police searching each person and employee as they exit. Now evacuating staff.




People on social media indicated that ambulances were arriving and nearby offices were on lockdown. Many claimed there was an “active shooter,” but police did not immediately confirm it.

Authorities in San Bruno said on Twitter that there was police activity at 901 Cherry Ave., where the company’s campus is located. They advised the public to “stay out of the area.”

This is a developing story.

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