Family searching for YouTube employee who texted 'I am safe for now'

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018
VIDEOS: Active shooter situation at YouTube HQ in San Bruno
San Mateo County Sheriff's officials confirm an active active shooter situation is taking place place at YouTube's headquarters on Cherry Avenue in San Bruno.

SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- A family is desperately trying to get in touch with their loved one after he sent them a series of text messages during a shooting at YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno.

The mother of the 30-year-old software engineer said the last thing she heard from her son was that he was "hiding in a bush" on the campus' lunch patio after hearing gunshots.

In one of his messages he wrote, "I love you all, I am safe for now."

Other employees reported that they were asked to keep messages to a minimum during the active situation.