Suspect In YouTube Shooting Angry That Her Videos Had Been ‘De-Monitized’

Police say a female suspect, identified as Nasim Aghdam, 39, died at the scene of the shooting. A San Francisco hospital received three wounded people from the incident, a spokesman says.

Updated at 3:40 a.m. ET on Wednesday

 

A photo provided by the San Bruno Police Department shows Nasim Aghdam. Law enforcement officials have identified Aghdam as the person who opened fire with a handgun, on Tuesday at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif.

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A woman with an apparent grudge against YouTube for what she claimed was censoring and “de-monitizing” her videos, opened fire at the video-sharing service’s San Bruno, Calif., headquarters, wounding several people before fatally shooting herself, according to police.

Police Chief Ed Barberini said the attack was carried out with a handgun and that it was being investigated as a domestic dispute.

Later, law enforcement officials identified the suspect as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 39; however The San Jose Mercury News listed her age as 38.

The San Bruno Police Department is investigating a motive for this shooting. At this
time there is no evidence that the shooter knew the victims of this shooting or that
individuals were specifically targeted.
Anyone with any information related to this crime is urged to contact the San Bruno Police
Department at (650) 616-7100 or by email: sbpdtipline@sanbruno.ca.gov. Information
can be left anonymously.

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