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Five dead, two injured in shooting at Capital Gazette newsroom

A newspaper stand selling the Capital Gazette.
A newspaper stand in Annapolis. Photo: Zach Gibson/AFP/Getty Images

Five people are dead and two are injured after a shooter opened fired in the Capital Gazette's newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday.

The latest: Deputy Chief Bill Krampf said that the suspect, who has been identified as 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos, entered the building with a shotgun and canisters of smoke grenades, looking for victims as he walked through the lower level of the building. "This person was prepared to come in, this person was prepared to shoot people, his intent was to cause harm," said Krampf.