A shooting threat sends police to Twitch headquarters
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Police responded to a possible threat at Twitch’s San Francisco headquarters on Wednesday morning. As Business Insider reported this morning, multiple employees said the threat was a possible shooter.
“We were made aware of a threat against our San Francisco HQ on Tuesday, and have been working directly with law enforcement as they investigate,” Twitch said in a statement. “The safety and security of our employees is our top priority, and we are focused on ensuring this is resolved quickly and safely.” Employees were given the option to work from home.
According to the San Francisco Police Department, the threat was originally made yesterday via social media — and then the same threat…