According to police, the woman who shot three people at the YouTube headquarters Tuesday had practiced shooting at a gun range just ours beforehand.
The three people shot were apparently strangers to Nasim Najafi Aghdam, who was upset with YouTube’s policies.
“We know she was upset with YouTube, and now we’ve determined that was the motive,” San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini said.
An article from the LA Times revealed commentary on a website that looks to be the same woman showing unhappiness with video sharing sites.
YouTube filtered my channels to keep them from getting views!” reads the site, which along with complaints about the streaming video service includes promoting veganism and photos of a woman in an array of outfits including long dresses and a camouflage unitard.
“There is no equal growth opportunity on YOUTUBE or any other video sharing site, your channel will grow if they want it to!!!!!”
Two of the three victims have been released from the hospital. The other is still in serious condition. The shooter killed herself following the attack.
BREAKING: Reports from San Bruno, California say there is gunfire at the YouTube headquarters. Police have responded to over 50 calls from the area reporting gunfire. Vadim Lavrusik, a product manager at the company tweeted that there is an active shooter on the campus.
Update (5:02 ET): Police confirmed the shooter opened fire. Multiple people were injured and ambulances are transporting them to local hospitals, officials said. Conditions were not disclosed. No deaths have been reported to at this point.
Update (5:30 ET): The female suspect shooter is found dead on the campus of the YouTube headquarters, San Bruno, California, Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters. She appears to have died from a self inflicted gunshot wound, but it is still under investigation.
Brent Andrews, spokesperson for San Francisco General said the injured consists of
A 32-year-old woman in serious condition
A 27-year-old woman in fair condition
A 36-year-old man in critical condition