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Gunman claims life of five after firing shots in newspaper office

Last Modified Friday, 29 June 2018 (17:19 IST)
Annapolis: A man brandishing a long gun walked into the office of a small newspaper in Maryland on Thursday and killed at least five people in an attack that led police to beef up security at media outlets in other cities as a precaution, authorities said.
Police officers in the Maryland capital city of responded within minutes to a 911 call about a shooting in progress at the offices of the Capital Gazette newspaper group and apprehended the suspect hiding under a desk, authorities said.
 
Police have said nothing about a possible motive for the attack, in which at least three other people were wounded, but authorities are treating it as a local incident, with no links to terrorism, a law enforcement source told Reuters.
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