Police respond to shooter at YouTube HQ in California 1 year ago

Police respond to shooter at YouTube HQ in California

Police confirmed that there was an active shooter and urged the public to stay away from the area.

Updated 3 April, 10.45pm

Police say that the shooter, a woman, died after a self-inflicted gunshot and that four other people were wounded as a result of the incident.

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Police in California confirmed on Tuesday that they are responding to an active shooter at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, a short distance from San Francisco.

San Bruno Police confirmed that they had responded to an active shooter at 901 Cherry Avenue in San Bruno and urged the public to stay away from the area.

A YouTube employee, Vadim Lavrusik, posted on Twitter to say that he had heard shots and saw people running while at his desk.

Lavrusik said that he was then barricaded inside a room with co-workers before later reporting that he was safe, having been evacuated from the building.

In a statement, Google Communications said that they are coordinating with authorities and would provide official information as it becomes available.