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Dorian Chase, News Co-Editor and Production

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A shooting at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno California left the shooter dead and three others wounded this past Tuesday, April 3rd. The shooter, Nasim Najafi Aghdam, injured three employees, leaving one in critical condition before ending her own life with the handgun she used to carry out the shooting.

The motive is still being established, but it is known that the suspect was very critical of YouTube as a company, and asked by name for one of the male victims she shot. Despite the fact that first responders were there in minutes, Aghdam had already taken her own life by the time they arrived.

In response to this, YouTube has made a statement saying that they will increase security measures in order to make their workplace a safer one, and to hopefully prevent other incidents like this one.

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Dorian Chase, Co-Editor of News

Dorian Chase is a senior and the Co-Editor of News for The Paper Cut. Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, he’s currently coming to terms with the fact that he wants to be a physics teacher Dorian enjoys sleeping, and occasionally napping for four or more hours at a time. He plays two instruments, the guitar and the bass, and practices them regularly, despite knowing that it will lead him nowhere career-wise and that half the reason he plays them is so he can call people at parties “tools” for playing the guitar. Dorian also sometimes partakes in simple athletic activities, like jogging for a couple minutes or attempting to do one push-up. He loves his friends dearly and hopes to see them succeed in all of their future endeavors.

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