YouTube incident: ‘Active shooter’ at HQ in northern California

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YouTube incident: ‘Active shooter’ near HQ in northern California

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Police in Northern California say they are responding to an incident involving an “active shooter” at YouTube headquarters.Gunshots were reported at the company’s campus in San Bruno, south of San Francisco.Ambulances are at the scene and authorities have warned the public to stay out of the area.Google, which owns YouTube, has said it is investigating a possible “gunfire incident”.Unconfirmed reports from local media say the shooter is a woman.YouTube employee Todd Sherman tweeted that people fled the building in panic.

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We were sitting in a meeting and then we heard people running because it was rumbling the floor. First thought was earthquake. https://t.co/gmolQmRXm1— Todd Sherman (@tdd) April 3, 2018

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Another employee, Vadim Lavrusik, initially tweeted he was barricaded in a room with other staff. He later said he had been evacuated.

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