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'Absolutely No Link' Between YouTube Attacker And People She Shot, Police Say

Police say they've found no evidence Nasim Najafi Aghdam targeted specific people during the attack that injured three. But authorities have determined a motive: "She was upset with YouTube."

The woman who opened fire on YouTube headquarters on Tuesday, wounding three people before apparently killing herself, had "absolutely no link or relationship" with anyone on the scene of the shooting, police said Wednesday. Rather, law enforcement said, "She was upset with YouTube."

"We've determined that right now, that's the motivation that we've identified," San Bruno,

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