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Newsroom shooting: Five killed, shooter in custody

The authorities brief reporters on Capital Gazette shoot in Annapolis, Maryland, praises the first responders as the investigation continues.

A reporter for the Capital Gazette recounted the “terrifying” experience on Thursday after the deadly shooting in the newspaper, Annapolis, Md., newsroom.

Phil Davis, who covers courts and crime for the paper, in Maryland, the capital, said that he was under his desk during the shooting, then shared his account via Twitter while he waited to be interviewed by the police.

“A single gunman shot multiple people in my office,” Davis tweeted. “Some of whom have died.”

Davis said that the shooter, later identified as Jarrod W. Ramos, shot through a glass door to the office.

Nothing is more terrifying than hearing multiple people shot while you’re under your desk and then hear the shooter reload

— Phil Davis (@PhilDavis_CG) June 28, 2018

“Nothing is more terrifying than hearing multiple people shot while you’re under your desk and then hear the shooter reload,” Davis tweeted.

He also gave the audience a glimpse of his feelings on Twitter.

“Do you want to know how I feel?” Davis tweeted. “I feel like 5 of my colleagues are dead and the sovereignty of a number of others will be affected, because they are now the only survivors, and not on individuals.”

“Only because of something that none of us are.”

Do you want to know how I feel?

I feel like 5 of my colleagues are dead and the sovereignty of a number of others will be affected, because they are now only the survivors, not individuals.

All for the sake of something that none of us are.

— Phil Davis (@PhilDavis_CG) June 29, 2018

Amy’s Place is a news editor and reporter for Fox News.

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