Shooter opens fire at YouTube HQ

YouTube HQ after the shooting

Law enforcement officials on the YouTube campus in San Bruno, Calif., on Tuesday. The woman suspected of shooting three people there had accused the company of censorship and discrimination.
PHOTO CREDIT: Jeff Chiu/Associated Press via NY Times


This week, a woman entered YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, CA and started shooting at random. Three people were injured and thankfully no one was killed. One victim remains in serious condition at a nearby hospital.


The shooter was a social media personality who gave exercise tutorials on YouTube and on her personal website. She was allegedly upset about some changes in YouTube’s policies that made it more difficult for smaller channels to earn ad revenue.


A handgun was registered in the name of the shooter and she reportedly had visited a gun range just hours before the shooting. The attacker committed suicide after opening fire in a courtyard at YouTube HQ.


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