First Lady Tweets Heartfelt Message To Capital Gazette Shooting Victims

Julia Nista General Assignment Reporter
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First Lady Melania Trump tweeted a heartfelt message to the victims of a shooting that occurred Thursday outside of the building that housed Capital Gazette news.

The First Lady tweeted, “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.”

At least five victims were killed during the shooting in Annapolis, MD, with others injured. An intern at the Capital Gazette tweeted for help when the shooting began, reportedly prompting a police response. The intern tweeted, “Active shooter 888 Bestgate please help us.” (RELATED: Shots Fired In Maryland Newsroom, Multiple Fatalities Reported)

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