1 Dead and 3 Wounded in YouTube HQ Shooting – Suspect is Identified! (PHOTOS)

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The occurred in YouTube’s headquarters in California. The shooter has been identified, an animal rights activist Nasim Aghdam, Express reports.

Read the details on Nexter.org.

Key facts 

  • Nasim Najafi Aghdam a 39-year-old woman started in California YouTube HQ;
  • She opened fire on Tuesday, injuring two women and a man;
  • The victims are a 36-year-old man said to be in a critical condition, and two women aged 32 and 27m in a fair condition;
  • 911 call claimed the “suspect came from the back patio”;
  • 1,700 people work at the YouTube HQ;
  • After the incident, the shooter killed herself with the gun.

The workers of YouTube have been tweeting about the incident during the . Here are some of their posts:

People were frightened by the unexpected attack and did everything they could to survive. It’s terrifying to read all those tweets in the middle of the :

Victims have been trying to get out of the building as fast as they could:

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Shooter

The shooter is believed to be a 39-year-old female, Nasim Aghdam, and the motive is still being investigated. She’s known for long-time complaining about YouTube politics and “filtering” of her videos.

She stated, “Videos of targeted users are filtered & merely relegated, so that people can hardly see their videos!”

She also blamed YouTube for the little number of views on her channel. It might be a motive for a .

For example, Aghdam had recently written, “There is no equal growth opportunity on YouTube or any other video sharing site, your channel will grow if they want to!”

There are more of her statement spread around the Internet. Some of them even include Adolf Hitler’s quotes.

“’Make the lie big, Make it simple, Keep saying it, And eventually they will believe it’ – Adolf Hitler.

Source: Reuters

Aghdam’s father stated, she was angry with the video platform for discriminating her and demonetizing of channels.

“This video got age restricted after new close-minded youtube employees, got control of my farsi YouTube channel last year 2016 and began filtering my videos to reduce views and suppress and discourage me from making videos!”

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Source: Reuters

Her YouTube account was deactivated after the . Before that, she regularly posted videos about veganism, animal rights, and Persian culture.

Moreover, Aghdam had an account on Dailymotion (video platform). She posted there a number of workout videos and her own version of Justin Bieber’s ‘What Do You Mean’ song.

Source: Reuters

Reaction

POTUS has expressed his condolence towards the injured YouTube workers: 

California Senator also shared her pain with the victims: 

Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, stated, “I know a lot of you are in shock right now. Over the coming days, we will continue to provide support to help everyone in our Google family heal from this unimaginable tragedy.”

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1 Dead and 3 Wounded in YouTube HQ Shooting - Suspect is Identified! (PHOTOS)
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The shooting occurred in YouTube’s headquarters in California. The shooter has been identified, an animal rights activist Nasim Aghdam, Express reports.
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