An active shooter forced Netflix headquarters in a Hollywood to be evacuated, as per a report by KTLA-TV.
Active Shooter Forces Netflix HQ’s To Be Evacuated
The report suggested that no one could get in or out of the building and a person with a deadly weapon caused the whole mayhem.
As per KTLA, LAPD officer Tony Im said that they received “second hand” info about a suspect, armed. Employees were informed to “move to interior spaces” and away from windows, according to KTLA’s report.
The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the incident at the Sunset Bronson Studios. Employees weren’t allowed to leave the area.
Suspect Arrested by LAPD
As reported by CBS Los Angeles, a suspect was arrested and the lockdown got lifted sometime later. The police haven’t given out an official statement yet.
— Sarah Faubion/Smith (@faubs) February 15, 2019
Former Netflix Employee Causes Mayhem
NBC Los Angeles added to it, hinting that the gunman was on top of the Netflix building at the studio. People present on the scene took to social media. One person even claimed that the suspect is a former Netflix employee who even threatened to open fire.
Later, Fox News reporter Jessica Rosenthal later reported that no one at Netflix HQ had a gun, and a former employee who made a threat has been arrested.
No active shooter at Netflix…Tthank God) Just off phone with LAPD: A former #Netflix employee told someone he had a gun, that person told LAPD. No one was at or near Neftlix with a gun.. the person who made the threat was arrested off site.
— Jessica Rosenthal (@jessicafoxnews) February 15, 2019
Here’s the official statement sent by Netflix to the employees via The Hollywood Reporter:
“We received a tip about a potential law enforcement incident. Police are conducting a sweep of the lot out of an abundance of caution. There is no immediate danger or threat to our employees. Feel free to share this information with your loved ones.”