Multiple People Shot And Killed At The Capital Gazette Newspaper In Annapolis, Maryland

Man targets Annapolis newspaper after a long-standing feud

In this frame from video, people leave the Capital Gazette newspaper after multiple people have been shot on Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. (WJLA via AP)

In this frame from video, people leave the Capital Gazette newspaper after multiple people have been shot on Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. (WJLA via AP)

UPDATE: The shooter has been identified as Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, who appears to have had a personal vendetta against the paper. Ramos has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder. 

On Thursday, an armed gunman, now in custody, shot and killed multiple people at the Capital Gazette Newspaper building in Annapolis, Maryland.

A briefing from Anne Arundel County Police confirmed that at least 5 people have died from this incident and several were injured and transferred to medical care facilities. The shooter is in custody and is being interrogated at this time.

Courts and Crime Reporter for the Capital Gazette, Phil Davis described the scene:

The suspect has been identified as a 39-year-old white male using facial recognition technology.

The shooter’s motive has yet to be determined.

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