Capital Gazette: Grieving journalists cover the massacre in their own newsroom

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Steve Schuh, county executive of Anne Arundel County, holds a copy of The Capital Gazette near the scene of a shooting at the newspaper’s office, Friday, June 29, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. A man armed with smoke grenades and a shotgun attacked journalists in the building Thursday, killing several people before police quickly stormed the building and arrested him, police and witnesses said.

Baltimore Sun reporters Tim Prudente and Scott Dance write: An armored truck rumbled outside the Capital Gazette newspaper office in Annapolis. Police with assault rifles walked the street. Yellow crime tape cordoned off the newsroom where the journalists were fatally shot.

And across the street, their colleagues — two reporters, one photographer — were working to report the story of the day, the massacre of their friends and co-workers.

Read the complete Baltimore Sun article here.

To follow the coverage of the “targeted attack” on the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis and information on the lives of those slain, go