BREAKING: Shooting at YouTube Headquarters (MULTIPLE UPDATES)


At 12:57 p.m. Pacific time, YouTube executive Vadim Lavrusik tweeted that there was an active shooter at the company’s headquarters in San Bruno, CA, and that he was barricaded inside a room with coworkers. (UPDATE: No longer active. See updates below.)


A few minutes later, San Francisco news station KTVU tweeted a confirmation.


Twitter reports multiple ambulances arriving on the scene. We will update this breaking story as more information becomes available.

UPDATE, 1:14 P.M. Pacific:

An employee describes the fire alarm going off, then as employees started evacuating, other employees running and warning of a shooter.

People in nearby offices posted photos of employees being led out with their hands up. Reports say there is a female shooter inside.

UPDATE, 1:30 PM Pacific:

The Associated Press has confirmed. Fox News is also reporting that more than 50 calls to 911 were placed.


WATCH live helicopter feed here:

UPDATE: 1:55 PM Pacific

Witness tells KTVU the shooting happened at a YouTube employee event or party and describes a victim being shot “multiple times” and another being shot “10 times.” He did not see the shooter.

UPDATE: 2:15 pm Pacific
A YouTube employee describes “blood drips on the floor”, via Fox.

UPDATE: 2:21 pm Pacific
Oh boy:

UPDATE: 2:21 pm Pacific
More from Andrea:
“She was shot in the leg” … Eyewitness Describes YouTube Shooting Scene to Fox Reporter (VIDEO)

UPDATE: 2:29 pm Pacific


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