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Police: YouTube shooting victims weren't targeted

A sign for YouTube is displayed from windows at a Walmart corporate office in San Bruno, Calif., Tuesday, April 3, 2018. A woman opened fire Tuesday at YouTube headquarters, wounding some people before fatally shooting herself as terrified employees huddled inside, police and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Police say the three people who were shot at YouTube's headquarters in California were not specifically targeted.

San Bruno police said in a statement that 39-year-old Nasim Najafi Aghdam did not know the victims when she opened fire Tuesday afternoon before she killed herself.

A law enforcement official said investigators believe Aghdam used the name Nasime Sabz online and had a long-running dispute with YouTube.

A website in that name decried YouTube's policies and said that YouTube was trying to "suppress" content creators.

Her father, Ismail Aghdam, told the Bay Area News Group that she "hated" the company.

Earlier Tuesday, law enforcement said the shooting was being investigated as a domestic dispute but did not elaborate. It was not immediately clear why police later said the people shot were not targeted.

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