UPDATE (3:05 p.m.) – 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 helpline for workers.
Police say a woman believed to be the shooter is dead of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot and four others have been wounded.
San Bruno Police Chief Ed 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.
UPDATE (2:50 p.m.) – 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.
UPDATE (2:10 p.m.) – Stanford Hospital says it has received four to five patients from a shooting at YouTube headquarters.
Hospital spokeswoman Lisa Kim did not have information on their conditions or their wounds.
Police in the city of San Bruno have confirmed an active shooter. City Manager Connie Jackson says multiple 911 calls reported a shooting and that police and fire officials have responded.
Television images showed people leaving the building in a line, holding their arms in the air for police to inspect as they were leaving the building. Officers then patted down people grouped outside.
Police have confirmed they are responding to an active shooter situation at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno.
City Manager Connie Jackson says there have been multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting and that police and fire officials have responded.
We are responding to an active shooter. Please stay away from Cherry Ave & Bay Hill Drive.
— San Bruno Police (@SanBrunoPolice) April 3, 2018
TV helicopter video shows officers patting down people grouped outside a building and police vehicles surrounding the area. San Bruno police said they could not provide more information.
The world’s biggest online video website is located on a suburban campus.
Calls and emails to YouTube representatives were not immediately returned Tuesday afternoon. However, Google, which owns the online video website, posted on Twitter that the company is coordinating with authorities.
Re: YouTube situation, we are coordinating with authorities and will provide official information here from Google and YouTube as it becomes available.
— Google Communications (@Google_Comms) April 3, 2018