What do we know about the YouTube headquarters shooter Nasim Aghdam?

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Law enforcement officials have identified the suspect in the shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno as Nasim Aghdam, 38, of Southern California.

San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini says a woman opened fire with a handgun in an outdoor courtyard Tuesday, then killed herself.

Police provided no motive or other details about her, but KRON4 is starting to put the pieces together who she is.

The woman drove up from San Diego Tuesday, according to a KRON4’s source, and she used a handgun during the shooting.

All of her social media accounts have been deleted.

According to the Daily Mail, Aghdam is an animal rights protesters who had a vendetta against YouTube, which she called a “dictatorial” site for “censoring her videos and not paying her.”

She was a self-proclaimed artist, comedian, rapper, and activist against animal cruelty. On her website, she condemned bullfighting and animal products.

On her YouTube, which has been deleted, she ranted about how her channel “got filtered & demonetized.”

“There is no equal growth opportunity on YOUTUBE or any other video sharing site, your channel will grow if they want to!!!!!” she said on her personal website.

She also claimed to be a “vegan bodybuilder.”

Her channel had more than 5,000 subscribers.

On her channel and website, she also posted videos of animal abuse, including dogs cooked alive in China.

Records show her last address being in San Diego.

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