Update 5:20 PM: LA Times has confirmed that there was a single fatality, believed to be the shooter, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot. At the outset, law enforcement believes this to be a case of workplace or domestic violence and not terrorism, but the investigation has just begun. Both Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Stanford Medical Center have reported they have received or expect to receive wounded victims, but do not know their conditions.
Update 4:08 PM: The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the shooting has resulted in fatalities. A Zuckerberg Hospital spokesperson told THR that there have been “a number of patients with gunshot wounds.”
On a more optimistic note, YouTube gaming head Ryan Wyatt has confirmed that he and YouTube gaming team are unharmed.
The original story published at 3:25 PM is below:
Tweets from YouTube employees, as well as tweets from the San Bruno police department, are reporting on a shooting situation currently unfolding at YouTube’s headquarters.
Along with the tweet below from the San Bruno police department, YouTube employee Vadim Lavrusik has been posting frequent updates about the situation. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter it was considered “a very active scene” according to police dispatch.
Police activity at 901 Cherry Ave, please stay out of the area. pic.twitter.com/H6iAj0g7ra
— San Bruno Police (@SanBrunoPolice) April 3, 2018
Active shooter at YouTube HQ. Heard shots and saw people running while at my desk. Now barricaded inside a room with coworkers.
— Vadim Lavrusik (@Lavrusik) April 3, 2018
We will update this story as more details unfold.