A woman shot and wounded three people at Youtube’s headquarters in northern California before killing herself.Police have named the suspect as Nasim Aghdam, 39, and say they are still investigating a motive.
They say there is no evidence yet that she knew the victims, a 36 years man said to be in a critical condition, and two women aged 32 and 27.Aghdam had in the past posted material venting anger at Youtube.
“I think I am doing a great job,” Aghdam wrote in a Farsi post on Instagram. “I have never fallen in love and have never got married. I have no physical and psychological diseases. But I live on a planet that is full of injustice and diseases.”
The suspect is reported to have approached an outdoor patio and dining area at the offices in San Bruno, near San Francisco, at about lunchtime and opened fire with a handgun.
Several Youtube employees tweeted about the attack as it was taking place.
Product manager Todd Sherman said people fled the building in panic as the shooting unfolded.
Such “active shooter” incidents are overwhelmingly carried out by men – an fbi report found that out of 160 incidents between 2000-2013 only six of the people who opened fire were women.