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During lunch break at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, reports have been confirmed of gunfire on campus, where a female assailant injured three staffers before shooting herself dead.
Shaken employees of the video-sharing company, owned by Google, have been active on social media since the shootout was reported on 3 April, EST.
Vadim Lavrusik, who has a verified Twitter account, wrote: “Active shooter at YouTube HQ. Heard shots and saw people running while at my desk. Now barricaded inside a room with coworkers.”
The company has since confirmed the following via Twitter:
- Google’s Security team has been working closely with authorities to evacuate the buildings and ensure the safety of employees in the area.
- Employees currently at the office are advised to continue to shelter in place until further notice.
- All other employees in the Bay Area, and people with meetings scheduled, have been advised to stay away from the area.
- Employees have been provided with a helpline.
Since the incident, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has sent out a memo to employees worldwide, the text of which has been shared on Google’s official press account on Twitter:
— Google Communications (@Google_Comms) April 3, 2018
In the note, Pichai says: “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.”