Deadly Capital Gazette shooting ‘was a targeted attack’: Police

the deadly plot now emerging what police a lid that gunman to open fire on that Newsroom saying quote this was a targeted attack and tonight new images from inside the building under attack police ordering people to rush away from the building from that news room window hands in the air the suspect found hiding under a desk taken away in handcuffs after surrendering without a fight and the faces of his victims tonight for journalists and a sales assistant she had just recently been hired and this evening new details of suspects plan to smoke bombs locking the door so workers could not get out as he fired and why he was there in the first place maybe since you have any tats leading us off from Maryland tonight racing to get survivors out of the Capital Gazette building where 5 people were killed in cold blood inside the elevator chaos and confusion Marjorie rock on Nurse who had a dentist appointment upstairs shooting this cell phone video showing police leading suspect Jared Ramos away in handcuffs armored screaming at us get your hands up put your hands up put your hands up ordered that he be held without bond he tells the judge I will not cooperate prosecutor say rainbows planned his attack and hunted his victims barricading the back door The Newsroom so they couldn’t escape there was one victim that had attended to escape through the back door and was shot at that point I didn’t earn it the Capital Gazette watching in horror from inside The Newsroom feet away from the gun I called the police as soon as we got on the desk and I was not able to talk to them I didn’t feel that I could do it in a manner that wouldn’t tip off my opposition to the shooter her mother and tweeted active shooter 888 Bestgate please help us crime reporter Phil Davis also hiding under a desk he could hear the gunman reloading his weapon it makes you feel powerless it makes you feel helpless all control from every facet of your life is on the only a few seconds once you understand what’s happening 12-gauge shotgun it was a year or so ago grudge against the paper harassing them on social media for years after the paper wrote an article about him as a defendant in a stalking case he pled guilty this was a targeted attack and tonight morning the victim’s Wendy Winters the reporter who just yourself as a proud Navy mom editorial page writer Gerald Fishman he worked for the Gazette for over 25 years editor John McNamara for more than 20 sales assistant Rebecca Smith had just started at the paper and Capital Gazette editor in on this Robert Hyacinth remember tonight as a mentor to younger reporters president Trump today expressing condolences journalists like all Americans should be free from the fear of being violently attacked while doing their job and do we need is doing this now from outside the Capital Gazette building in jail we know Annapolis is such a tight-knit community there are many visuals plan for tonight this newspaper is like family and so there are vigils plan for tonight and some of the reporters from the paper are expected to be there thank you get more videoshow highlights and watch live event coverage click on the right over here to subscribe to our Channel and don’t forget to download the ABC News app for breaking news alerts thanks for watching
Police said shooter allegedly used a 12-gauge shotgun bought a year or so ago and had smoke bombs.



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