Four hours of tense calm in the headquarters of YouTube

Wednesday, April 4th 2018. | Internet News

Four hours of tense calm in the headquarters of YouTubeThe shooting incident happened at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, United States (3/4/2018), on Tuesday evening or Wednesday local time (4/4/2018) in the early hours. For about four hours, the headquarters of the largest online video service provider world is lame.

“This terrible violence,” call the Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, are responding to the incident, about three hours after the initial reports of the shooting went into the local police force, as quoted KompasTekno from the AP.

In the news agency, the first reports are received of police San Bruno received at 13.35 pm local time or at 00.35 BST. All the phone calls and e-mail submission to headquarters of Google subsidiaries that do not get an immediate response.

A helicopter from one of the local television station found a group of people gathered in groups in the courtyard looked outside the Office building of YouTube. Together, the reports of gunshots from the Office’s insistent sign in to 911 emergency services.

No less U.s. President Donald Trump directly respond to the incident. Preliminary information up to the White House about a half an hour since the first report to police.

In a matter of a dozen minutes, Trump via her Twitter account expressed sympathy and prayers to the victims of the incident. Based on the description of the witnesses and then confirmed to local police, the perpetrators of the alleged shooting of a woman who later died of suicide.

One of the eyewitnesses, Dianna Aspringer, claimed to see a woman whose identity is not yet known it opened fire. Employees of YouTube is on the second floor of the building when gunshots were heard gunshot.

Instantly hear the sound of it, Aspringer said, she immediately came closer to the window. A sudden after seeing action the perpetrator of the shooting he told his friends that there was a shout of shooting. The quarantine room, call him directly a trickle looking for shelter.

“The truly haunting atmosphere,” said Aspringer told news agency AP.

No more than two hours, local police had already combed and besieged the headquarters of YouTube. Preliminary information that is reported by then was there were three people were injured the blast, and one died — believed to be the perpetrators of the suicide. However, the information is still flooded intersections.

Later, police corrected that one victim was not hit by gunfire but sprains. As for the hospitals that handle the victims describe, one of them is now in a critical condition.

Atmosphere gripped started to subside then on Tuesday at around 17.00 local time or Wednesday at the range starting at 04.00 pm. Police, however, stated that haven’t found details let alone motives of the perpetrator of the unexpected shooting.

As for Reuters, citing information that the Alphabet — parent company Google and all its business — will hold an investigation related to this shooting incident. So far, a long statement from Google then of Pichai, the Google account via a Communication on Twitter.

Here is the note that @sundarpichai just sent to Googlers worldwide. pic.twitter.com/bdC6KeTl9c

— Google Communications (@Google_Comms) April 3, 2018
Meanwhile, the CEO of YouTube, Susan Wojcicki, wrote on Twitter at around 08.30 PM incident was related. At least as reported Reuters, Wojcicki location continued until the entire employees were evacuated, though during it he refused to answer a reporter’s question.

There are no words to describe how horrible it was to have an active shooter @YouTube today. Our deepest gratitude to law enforcement first responders & for their rapid response. Our hearts go out to all those injured & impacted today. We will come together to heal as a family.

— Susan Wojcicki (@SusanWojcicki) April 4, 2018
Until this article was written, about 1,100 employees were evacuated from the YouTube Office. Police were still combing the site to make sure or no other casualties from the incident.

Shooting incident with the unexpected perpetrator women, according to the AFP is very rare so far. Citing FBI research data, AFP mentions, for 2000-2013 there are only six perpetrators of the shooting are women of a total of 160 event.

But Reuters quoted research from the Washington Post that mentions there are only three women become perpetrators of shootings from 150 events in the U.S. that take its toll more than four people since 1966.

Apart from the matter of statistics that women offender unexpected problem, the shooting incident adds to a long list of similar incidents in the United States. On March 24, 2018, an estimated 1.5 million people took to the streets in demonstrations demanding the tightening of rules of ownership of firearms in the country.

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