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Capital Gazette newsroom shooting in US; five reportedly killed

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A gunman opened fire inside the offices of the Capital Gazette, a newspaper based in Annapolis, a historic city an hour east of Washington on Thursday causing the death of at least five people and injuring three people.

Reports say that Police described the suspect -- who was being questioned in custody -- as a white adult male who was armed with a rifle or a shotgun and appeared to have acted alone. The gunman shot through the glass door to the office and opened fire on multiple employees. The police had disposed of a suspected explosive device and the four-story office building was now secure. 170 people had been safely escorted out of the building.

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