Multiple people have been shot at The Capital-Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.
A spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Police Department says officers are searching the building in Annapolis where the shooting was reported. He says the situation is “active and ongoing.” Limansky says he has no details about potential victims and he could not confirm the exact location of the building.
County Sheriff Ron Bateman told Fox News that “one suspect has been apprehended at this time.”
As a precautionary measure, law enforcement officials are searching the Baltimore Sun newsroom for any suspicious activity.
Following the Capital-Gazette shooting, NYPD is deploying officers to New York City-based newsrooms out of “an abundance of caution,” reports Fox News’ Shepard Smith.
“We’ve been informed by the New York City Police Department that NYPD is now moving personnel out of an abundance of caution to the headquarters of all the major news media outlets in our city,” the Fox News anchor reported. “I can’t begin to count how many there are. Every major network is located here. ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC. We have eight local television stations which do local news. A multitude of others. The New York police department now mobilizing personnel out of caution to the headquarters of all major news outlets in America’s largest city.”
3:31 PM — The Baltimore Sun, which owns the Annapolis newspaper, says a reporter told them of the shooting Thursday afternoon.
3:45 PM — CBS News reports at least four people were killed in the shooting.
3:59 PM — A shotgun was involved in the incident, according to sources for WJLA.
We will bring more information on this story as it happens.