At 12:46 PM, an active shooter was reported in an outdoor patio region at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, California. Police arrived at the scene in accordance with the arrangements of minutes, police chief Ed Barberini confirmed during a brief press conference.
” We have four victims who have all been transported for gunshot related traumata and we have one suspect who is deceased inside the building with a self-inflicted wound ,” Barberini added,” who at this time we believe to be the shooter but we are still following up on that .”
The department confirmed that the individual believed to be the shooter is a female. Two of the four victims were discovered” at an adjacent business .” All of the meanders on the victims are believed to be “treatable.”
Emergency squads speedily evacuated “hundreds” of employees from the facilities, as they continued to search the premises for additional potential shooters, according to police. Google provided employees shelter at its own San Bruno office.
The event, unsurprisingly, was exhaustively documented on various social media platforms. Snap Maps photos captured the large scale evacuations of the office house. In addition to the images of multiple police car, eye witness reports have also noted the presence of the bomb squad and fire trucks at the scene.
Google has issued a statement noting that it is ” coordinating with authorities ,” promising farther updates as information becomes available. The company has also confirmed the locating of the incident through its own Maps app, pinpointing the place and noting nearby road closures.
San Francisco General Hospital, a nearby Level 1 trauma center, has admitted three victims related to the shooting. According to Hospital spokesperson, Bret Andrew, two female victims, aged 27 and 32 are in serious and fair condition, respectively. A third male victim, age 36, is currently in critical condition.
Stanford Health Care Center corroborated with TechCrunch that it has not admitted any patients from the incident. TechCrunch has been in touch with other nearby hospitals.
Late Tuesday afternoon, Google CEO Sundar Pichai issued the following statement addressing the incident to employees.
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