Five people were killed Thursday after a gunman opened fire in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette, a newspaper in the Maryland capital, Annapolis, police officials said.
Police said others were injured in the shooting, which was reported around 2:40 p.m., but did not give a number.
At a news conference, police said a suspect is in custody. Three senior law enforcement officials who were briefed on the shooting said the gunman is a white man. They said it is believed that he used a shotgun. Police would not identify the gun used.