Victims in newspaper shooting include veteran journalists


we want to get right to that tragic Mass killing in Annapolis that was a scene right after the shooting their you seen also try to comfort a woman so much surprised and shocked and that’s more community 5 people were killed in two others injured the suspect is now in custody the victims include a dedicated sports reporter a sales assistant editors and mentors of some of them at that newspaper for more than 20 years giant working through the night on this morning’s paper covering their own tragedy Gio Benitez starts this off on the scene there in Annapolis good morning to you Robin good morning to you yeah you showed that from page the girdle is there valet to publish this paper today but I want to show you the opinion page because it intentionally blank there’s just a few words there today we are speechless and the names of those five victims reporting shots fired inside the news review of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis in just 60 seconds local police already arriving on the scene this cell phone footage from inside shows terrified employees bling to get out authorities evacuating the office complex at least a hundred seventy trapped inside exiting the building with hands raised inside The Newsroom reporters and editors flood for cover recalling the moments of Terror and anguish for those trapped inside as gunshots erupted through the glass door in the first-floor office Phil Davis a court reporter described it as a war zone tweeting there is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while you’re under your desk and then hear the gunman reload continually shooting people at one point pretty sure I heard him reload while I was still under my desk where he was if you feel right for me Anthony messenger a summer intern beg for help tweeting active shooter 888 Bestgate please help us we have 5 confirmed fadel’s and to injuries and now no the names of the victims Wendy Winters the special publication editor who described herself as a proud Navy mom editorial page editor Gerald Fishman he worked for the Gazette for over 25 years as that John McNamara sports reporter sales Rebecca Smith had just started at the paper and Capital Gazette editor and columnist Robert Hyacinth remember this morning as a mentor to younger reporters his brother Carl a novelist in Miami Herald columnist writing an emotional post on Facebook he’s his whole gifted career as a journalist and he believed profoundly in the craft and mission of serving the Publix right to know the news the attack on the journalist shaking the Annapolis Community including the law enforcement officials who rushed in to help we have friends at the Capital newspaper we speak with these men and women on a daily basis to get stories out that are important to the citizens of this County and even after the tragedy the capital committed to when their jobs keeping their Community informed and just a note about one of those victims Rob hyacin just yesterday before he went to work he left a birthday package for his wife at home and he said she should open it right then and there but he said she said no that she wanted to wait till he was home from work and of course that never happens hi everyone George Stephanopoulos here thanks for checking on ABC News YouTube channel more videos show highlights 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 washing
All five victims who were gunned down in a shooting at the Capital Gazette, a daily local newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, were employees of the newspaper.

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