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UPDATE: Police Says Woman Shoots And Wounds Four At YouTube Headquarters Before Killing Herself

President Donald Trump is offering his “thoughts and prayers” after a shooting at YouTube headquarters

  • Armed law enforcement personnel exit YouTube headquarters, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in San Bruno, Calif. A woman opened fire at YouTube headquarters Tuesday, setting off a panic among employees and wounding several people before fatally shooting herself, police and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (Photo Credit: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
    Armed law enforcement personnel exit YouTube headquarters, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in San Bruno, Calif. A woman opened fire at YouTube headquarters Tuesday, setting off a panic among employees and wounding several people before fatally shooting herself, police and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) (Photo Credit: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
  • 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.

 (Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
    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. (Photo Credit: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
  • 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.

 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.

 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.

 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.


 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.


 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @joshdcaplan)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @joshdcaplan)
  • 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.


 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.


 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.


 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.


 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.

 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
  • 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.

 (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)
    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. (Photo Credit: Photo via Twitter @erinjeanc)

THE LATEST on a shooting at YouTube headquarters:

Google calls shooting ‘horrific act’

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is calling the shooting at the YouTube headquarters “a horrific act of violence.”

He says the parent company of YouTube is doing everything it can to support the victims and their families.

Pichai also says the company “will continue to provide support to help everyone in our Google family heal from this unimaginable tragedy.”

Police say a woman opened fire Tuesday at YouTube headquarters. Four people were wounded before authorities say the woman killed herself.

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YouTube employee says she saw woman open fire

A YouTube employee says she saw a woman open fire at the company’s headquarters in Northern California.

Dianna Arnspiger said she was on the second floor Tuesday when she heard gunshots, ran to the window and saw a woman firing a gun on a patio below.

Arnspiger says she called out, “‘Shooter,’ and everybody started running.” She and others hid in a conference room for an hour while someone called 911 repeatedly for updates. She says, “it was terrifying.”

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

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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.

Chief Barberini told reporters that authorities found a victim with a gunshot wound toward the front of the business when they arrived. Several minutes later, they found the female shooter.

Two additional victims were found in an adjacent business several minutes later.

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Trump offers prayers after YouTube shooting

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.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/981287536520847360

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Google security helps police with evacuations

Google says its security team has been working with authorities to evacuate buildings at YouTube headquarters after a shooting.

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.

https://twitter.com/ShantiUniverse/status/981277556912500736

https://twitter.com/etharkamal/status/981264092899037185

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