BREAKING: Shooting at Capital Gazette Newspaper in Annapolis – MULTIPLE FATALITIES


A shooting occurred Thursday afternoon at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.

Sheriff Ron Bateman told Fox News is there are multiple fatalities; the suspect has been caught.

Capital Gazette reported:

A shooting has occurred at the Capital Gazette in Anne Arundel County, a paper that is owned by The Baltimore Sun, according to reports from Gazette staff.

Anne Arundel County Police confirmed there was an “active shooter” at 888 Bestgate Road, where the newspaper’s offices are located. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives confirmed it was responding to a “shooting incident” at the Gazette.

Phil Davis, a Gazette reporter, said that multiple people had been shot. Police did not immediately respond to requests for further information.

Police were also at The Baltimore Sun newsroom in Baltimore. Police said there was no threat on the Sun, and that their presence was a precaution.

Capital Gazette intern, Anthony Messenger tweeted, “Active shooter 888 Bestgate please help up.”

According to the intern, [Editor] “John Macnamara has been shot”

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