The Latest On Capital Gazette Shooting
By Tom Knighton
Yesterday, the world of journalism was rocked by news of a shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD. While early reports indicated that this wasn’t a particularly well-planned attack and that the newsroom may not have even been intentionally targeted, and a number of other things, this morning, we have learned a whole lot more.
We have learned the identity of the alleged shooter and his motivations, such as they were. As per Bearing Arms policy, however, we will not share the killer’s name, however, we will note that it is a Hispanic surname, which suggests that this wasn’t a white guy this time around.
The suspect in the deadly shooting at a Maryland newspaper building has been identified as 38-year-old [Name Redacted] of Laurel, Maryland, law enforcement sources tell CBS News.
[The Suspect] is suspected of opening fire Thursday at the offices of Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, and fatally shooting five people while injuring others. He allegedly used a shotgun and was carrying smoke grenades or flash-bang grenades when he was apprehended, police said.“This was a targeted attack on the Capital Gazette,” Anne Arundel County acting police chief Bill Krampf said at a press conference …Read the Rest
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