Headquarters of YouTube. Photographed By Coolcaesar 2017 in San Bruno, California. (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Assessing the Active Shooter Attack Against YouTube Headquarters, on April 3, 2018, and Prevention Measures

By Dr. Joshua Sinai

This article assesses the ramifications of the active shooter attack by Nassim Aghdam on April 3, 2018 at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California. The attack wounded three of the company’s employees, with one of them dying from his wounds. Another victim had injured her ankle while escaping from the incident. The shooter then killed herself at the scene of her attack.

The attack is categorized as a psychologically disordered active shooter incident, which to...