Authorities have identified the five people killed in the horrific newsroom shooting at The Capital-Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland Thursday.
In a Thursday night news conference, police named the five victims killed by the suspect identified as Jarrod Warren Ramos. The victims were all employees at The Capital-Gazette: four journalists and one sales assistant.
In the press conference, police made it clear that they would respect the victims and would only release information they could officially confirm.
BREAKING: Police ID victims of Maryland newspaper shooting: 4 journalists, 1 sales assistant; all employed at The Capital Gazette.
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 29, 2018
The five people killed were identified as Wendi Winters, Rebecca Smith, Robert Hiaason, Gerald Fischman and John McNamara. (RELATED: Annapolis Shooter Identified, Called Gazette His ‘Sworn Blood Enemies’)
BREAKING: Police identify victims killed in Maryland newsroom shooting:
-John McNamara pic.twitter.com/o90Ka8eibb
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) June 29, 2018
The five victims of today’s Capital Gazette shooting, released just now by Anne Arundel County Police:
All are said to be employees of the Capital Gazette.
— Katie Watson (@kathrynw5) June 29, 2018
Authorities did not officially name the shooter in the Thursday night press conference.
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