Shooter at Youtube

April 4, 2018
“It was a woman, and she was firing her gun. And I just said, ‘Shooter’, and everybody started running.”

Dianna Arnspiger, YouTube employee speaking to Associated Press about shooting at YouTube HQ, April 3, 2018

How rare is a woman shooter?

What Happened

  • Police arrived 12:48 pm pst.
  • The 2nd individual police encountered had a self-inflicted gun shot wound – believed to be shooter: a woman.
  • 3 people wounded in total: 2 women & 1 man.
  • IMPORTANT: Police had made contact with the shooter the night before…and had been warned about her.

“The night before (the shooter) opened fire in a courtyard at YouTube’s headquarters Tuesday afternoon, Mountain View police found the San Diego woman sleeping in her car. She had been reported missing by her family in Southern California, and her father Ismail Aghdam told police she might be going to YouTube because she ‘hated’ the company.”
The Mercury News

“Women commit only about 10% to 13% of homicides in the United States, said Adam Lankford, a criminal justice professor and author…When women do kill, they’re less likely than men to choose firearms to do it, Lankford told Live Science. Only 8 percent of perpetrators of firearm homicides are female, he said.”A Live Science

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