The Latest: YouTube employee says she saw woman open fire

The Latest: YouTube employee says she saw woman open fire
The Associated Press

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at YouTube headquarters (all times local):

3:55 p.m.

A YouTube employee says she saw a woman open fire at the company’s headquarters in Northern California.

Dianna Arnspiger said she was on the second floor Tuesday when she heard gunshots, ran to the window and saw a woman firing a gun on a patio below.

Arnspiger says she called out, “‘Shooter,’ and everybody started running.” She and others hid in a conference room for an hour while someone called 911 repeatedly for updates. She says, “it was terrifying.”

Authorities say a woman believed to be the shooter has died a self-inflicted gunshot and four other people have been wounded.

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3:10 p.m.

President Donald Trump is offering his “thoughts and prayers” after a shooting at YouTube headquarters.

Trump said Tuesday on Twitter that he was briefed on the shooting in San Bruno, California. He wrote, “Our thoughts and prayers are with everybody involved. Thank you to our phenomenal Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders that are currently on the scene.”

Authorities say a woman believed to be the shooter is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot and four other people have been wounded.

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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 help line 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.

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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.

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2:25 p.m.

The White House says President Donald Trump has been briefed on a shooting at YouTube headquarters in Northern California and that officials are monitoring it.

Coroner’s spokesman Thomas McGovern says investigators were called to the scene Tuesday afternoon. He wouldn’t say if anyone was dead.

One hospital in Northern California says it has received four to five patients from the shooting. Police in the city of San Bruno have confirmed an active shooter.

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.

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1:50 p.m.

Police in Northern California say they’re responding to an active shooter at YouTube headquarters.

The San Bruno Police Department told people on Facebook to stay away from the area Tuesday. There was no other immediate information.

Google, which owns the online video website, posted on Twitter that the company is coordinating with authorities.

City Manager Connie Jackson says there have been multiple 911 calls reporting 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.

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1:35 p.m.

Police in Northern California are responding to reports of a shooting at YouTube headquarters in the city of San Bruno.

City Manager Connie Jackson says there have been multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting and that police and fire officials have responded.

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.

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This story has been corrected to remove 2:10 p.m. item because Stanford Hospital said it gave incorrect information about receiving patients from the shooting.

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