5 dead, multiple injured in USA newspaper shooting, suspect in custody

5 dead, multiple injured in USA newspaper shooting, suspect in custody

5 dead, multiple injured in USA newspaper shooting, suspect in custody

An office building at 888 Bestgate Road in Annapolis, Md., is pictured after reports of a shooting on June 28, 2018.

'Others injured but a count not available, police said.

One law enforcement source told CBS News the suspect is a male in his 20s who had no identification on him.

At least two people were transferred to Anne Arundel Medical Center but were not gunshot victims, a spokeswoman for the hospital said.

"This person was prepared today to come in, this person was prepared to shoot people".

"I don't know why he stopped", said Davis, who later comfirmed he was safe. All of them were employees at the Capital Gazette.

Davis said a single shooter shot through the glass door to the office and opened fire, hitting several of his colleagues.

A journalist from The New York Times has tweeted a video of police officers outside the building following the deployment by NYPD.

The shooter is in custody and interviewed, local police said, not revealing his identity.

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"The Capital and the Maryland Gazette are institutions that have served us well for so many years, and I have had the pleasure of working alongside the editors, reporters and photographers". It is part of the Baltimore Sun Media Group. He said in an interview that while he writes about shootings and death "all the time", it's impossible to know how traumatizing it is to go through such a tragedy "until you're there". Officers rushed to the scene, arriving in less than 60 seconds and immediately engaged the shooter, according to officials.

It is unclear if he knew employees or if he was just targeting the business "in general", Krampf said.

Governor Larry Hogan said the police response was incredible and possibly saved lives.

The Capital-Gazette is a subsidiary of the Baltimore Sun, one of the Tronc's newspapers.

The Capital-Gazette is considered one of the nation's oldest newspapers, with roots dating back to the 18th century.

Five people were killed Thursday in a shooting at a local newspaper building in Maryland, a senior federal law enforcement source tells CBS News.

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

Phil Davis, a reporter at the Capital Gazette tweeted that he hid under a desk during the shooting. "Thank you to all of the First Responders who are now on the scene", Trump wrote on Twitter.

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