Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest 'I looked down and saw blood' : Female suspect dead, 3 wounded in shooting at YouTube headquarters in California Police said the injured were found at the YouTube headquarters building and at an adjacent business and the suspect died of an apparent suicide. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 97 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Christal Hayes and Marco della Cava, USA TODAY Published 6:39 a.m. ChT April 4, 2018 | Updated 3:17 a.m. ChT April 5, 2018 CLOSE Police in Northern California are responding to reports of a shooting at the headquarters of YouTube in the city of San Bruno. (April 3) AP CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 97 COMMENT … [Read more...] about ‘I looked down and saw blood’ : Female suspect dead, 3 wounded in shooting at YouTube headquarters in California
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Police said 39-year-old Nasim Najafi Aghdam from San Diego was behind Tuesday's shooting at YouTube's offices in Silicon Valley, south of San Francisco, where the company owned by Alphabet Inc's Google employs nearly 2,000 people. A man was in critical condition and two women were seriously wounded in the attack, which ended when Aghdam shot and killed herself. "The San Bruno Police Department is investigating a motive for this shooting. At this time there is no evidence that the shooter knew the victims of this shooting or that individuals were specifically targeted," police said in a statement. Aghdam's online profile shows she was a vegan activist who ran a website called NasimeSabz.com, meaning "Green Breeze" in Persian, where she posted about Persian culture and veganism, as well as long passages critical of YouTube. A screenshot of a video posted on Aghnam's YouTube channel before it was taken down on Tuesday, showed her complaining that "YouTube filtered my channels to keep … [Read more...] about YouTube shooting: Attacker was vegan activist who accused tech firm of discrimination
A woman who had voiced complaints online about YouTube opened fire with a handgun at the tech company’s headquarters near San Francisco on Tuesday, wounding three people before shooting herself dead, authorities and media said. It was the latest in a string of mass shootings in the United States in recent years. Most recently, the massacre of 17 people at a Florida high school has led to calls for tighter curbs on gun ownership. Police did not identify the suspect or say what might have motivated Tuesday’s shooting at YouTube, a video-sharing service owned by Alphabet Inc’s Google which employs nearly 2,000 people at the San Bruno, California offices. The woman approached an outdoor patio and dining courtyard on the campus around lunchtime and began to fire before entering the building, police said. An affiliate of ABC and other local media, citing unnamed sources, identified the woman as Nasim Aghdam. San Bruno police officials could not immediately be reached for … [Read more...] about Woman kills herself after YouTube headquarters shooting (Updated)
Google and YouTube's most senior staff have responded to the shooting at the video site's headquarters that left at least one person dead. YouTube staff were sent fleeing for cover after a woman entered its headquarters with a handgun and injured at least three people, before taking her own life. Her motives still remain unclear, but police have said she appeared to hold a grudge against the company. The bosses of both Google and YouTube have spoken out about the shooting, describing the company as a "family" and thanking law enforcement for their response to the attack. World news in pictures + show all World news in pictures 1/50 Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran, Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russia pose before their meeting in Ankara. Reuters 2/50 South African school children pause next to a portrait of the late South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, wife of African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, at her … [Read more...] about YouTube shooting: Senior staff at Google respond to attack on video site’s headquarters
A WOMAN has shot and wounded three people at YouTube's headquarters before turning the gun on herself. But who was Nasim Aghdam, where are the headquarters and how many victims were there? Here's what we know so far. Who was Nasim Aghdam? Nasim Najafi Aghdam has been named as the suspect for the YouTube headquarters shooting on April 3. The 39-year-old was a Californian resident of Iranian descent, who lived in San Diego. A number of photos from her social media accounts show Aghdam wearing skin-tight military camouflage clothing, others holding animals and posing against mountain scenes. She often appeared on YouTube, and in one of her videos criticises the platform for discriminating against and filtering her post." She described herself on the channel as: "A Persian Azeri female vegan athlete and animal rights activist promoting VEGANISM, the healthy and humane way of living. On her personal website the vlogger accused YouTube of taking steps to prevent her videos from getting … [Read more...] about YouTube HQ shooting – who was Nasim Aghdam, where are the headquarters and how many victims were there?