- Multiple people were fatally shot Thursday afternoonn at the Capital Gazette newspaper building in Annapolis, Maryland.
- The casualties are still unclear, but law-enforcement sources have told media at least four people were killed.
- Newsroom employees have been tweeting out details of the shooting.
Multiple people were killed in a shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, one of the newspaper's reporters, Phil Davis, tweeted.
The details of the shooting are still unclear, but
The local NBC affiliate WBAL reported that authorities had found a suspicious package, and bomb squads were responding.
Agents from the Baltimore field division of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms also responded to the scene, the agency tweeted.
Capital Gazette journalists Joshua McKarrow and Danielle Ohl tweeted that Davis and Messenger were safe, as were several other colleagues named Chase Cook, Pat Ferguson, Paul Gillespie, Selene San Felice, and Rick Hutzell.
One newsroom employee named Rachael Pacella was taken to hospital with an injury, Ohl said.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he was
President Donald Trump has also been briefed on the shooting, according to the White House press pool.
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