Suspect identified in Youtube Headquarters Shooting

Authorities have identified the suspect in the shooting at the Youtube headquarters Tuesday as 39-year-old Nasim Aghdam from San Diego.

Posted: Apr 3, 2018 9:54 PM
Updated: Apr 4, 2018 9:19 AM

UPDATE 9:37 p.m.

SAN BRUNO Calif.-- Authorities have identified the suspect in the shooting at the Youtube headquarters Tuesday as 39-year-old Nasim Aghdam from San Diego.

A law enforcement source has also confirmed that a male wounded in the incident is believed to be the suspected shooter's boyfriend.

Youtube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, has reacted to the incident via Twitter by saying,

"There are no words to describe how horrible it was to have an active shooter @YouTube today. Our deepest gratitude to law enforcement & first responders for their rapid response. Our hearts go out to all those injured & impacted today. We will come together to heal as a family."

Terrified employees huddled inside, calling 911, as officers and federal agents swarmed the company's suburban campus sandwiched between two interstates in the San Francisco Bay Area city of San Bruno.


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UPDATE 4/3/2018 3:42 p.m.

SAN BRUNO Calif.-- President Donald Trump is offering his "thoughts and prayers" after a shooting at YouTube headquarters.

Trump said Tuesday on Twitter that he was briefed on the shooting in San Bruno, California. He wrote, "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."

Authorities say a woman believed to be the shooter is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and four other people have been wounded.

The company that owns the world's biggest online video website said Tuesday on Twitter that it's advising employees and others to stay away from the area and that it's set up a help line for workers.

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UPDATE 4/3/2018 2:52 p.m.

SAN BRUNO Calif.-- Authorities say a woman believed to be the shooter at YouTube headquarters is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and four others have been wounded.

San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters Tuesday that the victims have gunshot wounds and were taken to hospitals.

A spokesman for San Francisco General Hospital says it received three patients. Spokesman Brent Andrew says a 36-year-old man is in critical condition, a 32-year-old woman is in serious condition and a 27-year-old woman is in fair condition.

He says the hospital is expecting more patients but doesn't know their conditions.

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UPDATE 4/3/2018 2:46 p.m.

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) - Police say woman believed to be shooter at YouTube headquarters is dead of self-inflicted gunshot; 4 wounded.

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UPDATE 4/3/2018 2:42 p.m.

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) - San Francisco General Hospital says it has 3 patients from YouTube shooting; 1 in critical condition, another serious.
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UPDATE 4/3/2018 2:28 p.m.

SAN BRUNO Calif.-- NBC News confirms the suspect in the shooting in San Bruno, CA is deceased, unknown if she shot herself or was shot by someone else, such as law enforcement.

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UPDATE 4/3/2018 2:14 p.m.

SAN BRUNO Calif.-- Northern California's Stanford Hospital says it has received four to five patients from a shooting at YouTube headquarters.

Hospital spokeswoman Lisa Kim did not have information on their conditions or their wounds.

Police in the city of San Bruno have confirmed an active shooter. City Manager Connie Jackson says multiple 911 calls reported a shooting and that police and fire officials have responded.

Television images 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 then patted down people grouped outside.

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UPDATE 4/3/2018 2:02 p.m. 

SAN BRUNO, Calif.
-- Police in Northern California say they're responding to an active shooter at YouTube headquarters.

The San Bruno Police Department told people on Facebook to stay away from the area Tuesday. There was no other immediate information.

Google, which owns the online video website, posted on Twitter that the company is coordinating with authorities.

City Manager Connie Jackson says there have been multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting and that police and fire officials have responded.

Television images 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 then patted down people grouped outside.
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SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) - City manager of San Bruno, California, says multiple 911 calls are reporting a shooting at YouTube headquarters.

City Manager Connie Jackson says there have been multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting and that police and fire officials have responded.

TV helicopter video shows officers patting down people grouped outside a building and police vehicles surrounding the area. San Bruno police said they could not provide more information.

The world's biggest online video website is located on a suburban campus.

Calls and emails to YouTube representatives were not immediately returned Tuesday afternoon.

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press.)

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