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BREAKING: Shooting at Maryland Newsroom, Multiple Fatalities Reported

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CBS News is reporting that at least four are dead.

NEW: Four people dead in shooting at Capital-Gazette building in Annapolis, Maryland, two sources tell @CBSNews. https://t.co/eWjaC4dGlq pic.twitter.com/ODRytMmCWU

— CBS News (@CBSNews) June 28, 2018


The Capital-Gazzette‘s crime reporter, Phil Davis, who was there at the time of the shooting, told The Baltimore Sun that multiple people had been shot.

Davis tweeted out more details while he waited to be interviewed by police.

A single shooter shot multiple people at my office, some of whom are dead.

— Phil Davis (@PhilDavis_CG) June 28, 2018

Gunman shot through the glass door to the office and opened fire on multiple employees. Can't say much more and don't want to declare anyone dead, but it's bad.

— Phil Davis (@PhilDavis_CG) June 28, 2018

There is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while you're under your desk and then hear the gunman reload

— Phil Davis (@PhilDavis_CG) June 28, 2018

UPDATE III: President Trump has been briefed on the situation, which is stilled labeled “active and ongoing” by the Sheriff.

White House Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said “our thoughts and prayers are with all that are affected.”

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan tweeted that he is “absolutely devastated” by the news.

Absolutely devastated to learn of this tragedy in Annapolis. I am in contact with County Executive Steve Schuh, and @MDSP is on the scene assisting @AACOPD. Please, heed all warnings and stay away from the area. Praying for those at the scene and for our community. https://t.co/bI6PdUjHfh

— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) June 28, 2018

UPDATE II: Some are reporting that a shotgun was used in the attack.

UPDATE: @ABC7Brad reporting that according to sources, a shotgun was involved and a suspect is in custody in Annapolis shooting.

— Nancy Chen (@NancyChenNews) June 28, 2018

UPDATE: An intern at The Capital-Gazette where the shooting took place tweeted out about the shooter and asked for help.

Active shooter 888 Bestgate please help us

— Anthony Messenger (@amesscapgaz) June 28, 2018

The Capital-Gazette is owned by The Baltimore Sun

Trace Gallagher on Maryland newsroom shooting: "The Capital-Gazette is one of the oldest papers…This thing started printing back in 1884 and has gone through several iterations since then." https://t.co/6gHhXWA95v pic.twitter.com/nPm7U1dlAR

— Fox News (@FoxNews) June 28, 2018

***Original Post***

There are a reports of shooting at a newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland. The Sheriff of Anne Arundel County is telling Fox News there are multiple fatalities. A suspect is also said to be in custody. Police are currently sweeping the building for other possible suspects.

BREAKING: Multiple people shot in Maryland newsroom. pic.twitter.com/Eag9VwD2uP

— Fox News (@FoxNews) June 28, 2018

BREAKING: Fox News confirms, citing sheriff, that there are multiple fatalities following shooting at office building of @capgaznews

— Evan Rosenfeld (@Evan_Rosenfeld) June 28, 2018

#BREAKING: Active shooter reported at the Capital Gazette building in #Annapolis, #Maryland. Multiple people shot. Via @UrgentAlertNews

— Instant News Alerts (@InstaNewsAlerts) June 28, 2018

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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