Maryland shooting suspect charged with murder

Maryland shooting suspect charged with murder
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The man allegedly responsible for the deaths of five employees at a Maryland newspaper was charged with first-degree murder, CNN reported Friday.

The suspect has been named as Jarrod Ramos, who reportedly in 2012 sued the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., for defamation.


Five people died Friday after a gunman opened fire at the newspaper's office.

CNN said Ramos has a 10:30 a.m. hearing for bail on Friday.

Police said Thursday the shooting was "a targeted attack" on the newspaper.

Despite the attack, the Gazette on Friday still put out a paper that reported the news of the five deaths.

The Baltimore Sun, a nearby paper, owns the Gazette.