California USA . An “active shooter” opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters Tuesday afternoon in San Bruno, California as police rushed to the scene.
Hospital officials told KTVU they received multiple patients. KGO-TV reported the shooter was believed to be a white woman wearing a headscarf and a dark top, but police did not immediately confirm it.
San Bruno Police confirmed on Twitter that they were responding to an active shooter. They previously tweeted there was police activity at 901 Cherry Ave., where the company’s campus is located. They advised the public to “stay out of the area.”
We are responding to an active shooter. Please stay away from Cherry Ave & Bay Hill Drive.
— San Bruno Police (@SanBrunoPolice) April 3, 2018
San Bruno City Manager Connie Jackson told KTVU the situation was “relatively secure” about an hour after the gunshots were first reported.
Users on social media indicated that ambulances were arriving and nearby offices were on lockdown. Many claimed there was an “active shooter.”
The San Bruno Police Department told that officers are responding to the scene and they received at least 50 calls reporting gunshots.
Aerial images from KTVU showed officers on the scene, with some patting down a line of people outside.
Todd Sherman, who identified himself as a Product Manager at YouTube, claimed on Twitter that he was in a meeting at the building when they heard people running. He said he and others made their way to the exit and at one point when he “looked down” he “saw blood drips on the floor and stairs.” He said he saw authorities on the scene and added that he was now on his way home.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told Fox News that President Trump “has been briefed” on the situation “and we are monitoring the ongoing situation in San Bruno, CA.”
Re: YouTube situation, we are coordinating with authorities and will provide official information here from Google and YouTube as it becomes available.
— Google Communications (@Google_Comms) April 3, 2018
The California Highway Patrol told Fox News that San Bruno police requested their assistance with the perimeter regarding reports of an active shooter.
Regarding the situation, Google Communications tweeted that they were “coordinating with authorities and will provide official information here from Google and YouTube as it becomes available.”
The FBI told that they are “tracking” the situation but said agents have not yet responded to the location. The bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) tweeted that their San Francisco field office was responding to the scene.
The ATF San Francisco Field Division is responding to a reported shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, Calif. pic.twitter.com/l7XabZ5FpI
— ATF HQ (@ATFHQ) April 3, 2018
About 1,700 people work on the YouTube campus .