Jun 29, 2018

Capital Gazette shooting suspect Jarrod Ramos faces 5 murder charges

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan in March. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Capital Gazette shooting suspect Jarrod Ramos has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder and could face life imprisonment without the possibility of parole as Maryland has outlawed the death penalty, the Capital Gazette reports.

The details: Ramos used pump-action shotgun, which he legally purchased about a year ago, according to the AP.

Go deeper: Five people were killed and two injured at the newspaper's headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday. It was the deadliest day for U.S. journalists since 9/11.

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