Earlier today, an active shooter was heard firing shots inside the YouTube headquarters, in San Bruno, CA. Four people were injured. The alleged shooter killed herself.
— NBC Bay Area (@nbcbayarea) April 4, 2018
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has confirmed the identity of the shooter who opened fire on YouTube’s campus in San Bruno Tuesday. Her name is Nasim Aghdam, and she lives in Southern California.
According to ABC News, she also wore a headscarf.
ABC reported that the shooter at the YouTube HQ is a white, adult female wearing a dark top and a headscarf.
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) April 3, 2018
Heavy.com posted this picture of Aghdam wearing a hijab:
Independent journalist Laura Loomer tweeted:
The coroner has been called to the scene of the YouTube shooting.
The Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital has received several patients with gun shot wounds from the shooting at YouTube.
Shooter described as female wearing a headscarf.
— Laura Loomer (@LauraLoomer) April 3, 2018
Aghdam has a robust presence on YouTube. In a video posted in January 2017, she says YouTube “discriminated and filtered” her content. In the video Aghdam says her channel used to get lots of views but that after being filtered by the company, it received fewer views. In a Facebook post from February 2017, Aghdam blasted YouTube saying, “There is not equal growth opportunity on YouTube.”
— Michael Bott (@TweetBottNBC) April 4, 2018
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has also learned the license plate on a car towed from YouTube’s campus Tuesday is registered to Aghdam. In 2014, she posted a video on YouTube of what appears to be the same car, stating that it was vandalized by “anti-vegans” because the car had a sign saying “meat is murder.”