Date: 6/28/18

Summary: Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, shot through the glass doors of the paper’s newsroom around 3pm to carry out his attack; police quickly responding to the scene found him hiding under a desk and apprehended him. Ramos had harbored a longstanding grudge against the paper over a 2011 column that had detailed his guilty plea for the harassment of a former female classmate. Ramos had sued the paper for defamation and lost.

Location: Workplace

Fatalities: 5

Injured:  2

Gender: M

Type: Mass

Weapon: shotgun

Age of Shooter: 38

Mental Health Details: Yes

Sources: http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/annapolis/bs-md-gazette-shooting-20180628-story.html; http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/for_the_record/bs-md-ramos-charges-20180629-story.html; https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/28/us/capital-gazette-annapolis-shooting.html; https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/heavy-police-activity-reported-around-capital-gazette-newsroom-in-annapolis/2018/06/28/32e0123e-7b05-11e8-93cc-6d3beccdd7a3_story.html?utm_term=.e8fb121510f7; https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/five-dead-in-shooting-at-capital-gazette-paper-suspect-in-custody/2018/06/29/374b0292-7b7e-11e8-aeee-4d04c8ac6158_story.html

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