At Least Five Killed After Shooting Outside Maryland Newsroom, Says Sheriff

By  //  June 28, 2018

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(FOX NEWS) –At least five people were killed and several others were “gravely injured” during a shooting at the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, Thursday afternoon, local officials said. An unidentified suspect is in custody, Anne Arundel Sheriff Ron Bateman told Fox News.

A possible motive was unclear.

Authorities were called to the scene at Bestgate Road around 2:40 p.m. following word of an active shooter, Anne Arundel County Police Lt. Ryan Frashure told reporters. An investigation is underway but “at this point we believe that it is one suspect,” he said.

An official told The Associated Press the shooting suspect is a white male who was believed to have used a shotgun and is not cooperating with investigators.

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