Washington: Several people are killed and injured in Maryland newsroom shooting.
A Gunman fired straight bullets that resulted in several casualties in Maryland newsroom shooting of Capital Gazette. According to sources, at least 5 people were dead while several are injured. Capital Gazette revealed about the incident in their official tweet.
Five people were killed and several others were “gravely injured” in a shooting at the Capital Gazette office, according to police. A shooter is in custody. https://t.co/ZTw7BuaNAk
— Capital Gazette (@capgaznews) June 28, 2018
However, police officials confirmed the detention of suspect. There were 170 people in the building.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan also released his statement about Maryland newsroom shooting. He said that it is a tragic event and they cannot give all the information.
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
US President Donald Trump also get briefing about the Maryland shooting. He tweeted that he was briefed on the shooting incident at Capital Gazette, Maryland. He further added that his prayers are with the affected people.
Prior to departing Wisconsin, I was briefed on the shooting at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. Thank you to all of the First Responders who are currently on the scene.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2018
His Wife, First Lady Melania Trump, also commented on firing and considered it as an evil and tragic act.
Today's violence at the Capital Gazette was tragic & evil. My heart goes out to all affected in this brutal & senseless attack, & I send thoughts & prayers for comfort to the friends, family & colleagues of those killed & injured.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) June 28, 2018