'Multiple' deaths after reports of shots fired outside Maryland

Staff are being told to reunite with their families at a nearby Lord & Taylor store

Staff are being told to reunite with their families at a nearby Lord & Taylor store

It is part of the Baltimore Sun Media Group. The five victims have been identified as Wendi Winters, Rebecca Smith, Robert Hiaasen, Gerald Fischman and John McNamara, all employees of the newspaper. They are all believed to be employees of the newspaper.

The Ramos initially refused to identify himself. Two other local hospitals said they had not received patients. We have members of the bomb squad on scene.

He said authorities were focused on clearing the building and reuniting the people inside with their families. He said he didn't expect to recover more devices.

Police evacuated the building at 888 Bestgate Road before searching the premises.

The 38-year-old Ramos allegedly opened fire in the newsroom, where five people were shot and killed. Relatives should go to the Lord & Taylor outlet at the nearby Annapolis Mall, he said. The shooter was surrounded by police, he told the Sun. Anne Arundel police spokesman Lt. Ryan Frashure said officers raced to the scene, arriving in 60 seconds. Meanwhile, according to local media reports, at least one suspect has been detained by the police is in its custody presently. He also paid tribute to the newspaper's journalists, saying: "The reporters & editors put their all into finding the truth".

Phil Davis, a Gazette reporter, tweeted that he was in the building when the shooting happened.

"There is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people got shot while you're under your desk and then hear the gunman reload", he tweeted.

"Absolutely devastated to learn of this tragedy in Annapolis", Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted.

Police have said nothing about a possible motive for the attack, but authorities are treating it as a local incident, with no links to terrorism, a law enforcement source told Reuters.

Michael George said: "Right now: "4 NYPD officers stationed outside New York Times headquarters as a precaution after newsroom shooting in Maryland".

CNN reported that the suspect has not been cooperative with police. The reporter added that he felt helpless.

"I don't know why".

Multiple people have been shot at Capital Gazette newspaper's office in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday, June 28.

A law enforcement official speaking on the condition of anonymity told The Associated Press that the suspect mutilated his fingers in an apparent attempt to make obscure his identity.

Investigators are now securing the gunman's Maryland residence, Krampf said.

The White House said President Trump, who was in Wisconsin attending a factory groundbreaking, has been briefed on the shooting and is receiving updates.

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