Police said that the shooter in Annapolis deliberately attacked the newspaper
NEW YORK, June 29. /TASS/ — According to recent reports, the incident killed five people.
Investigators believe that the man who opened fire at Annapolis (Maryland), chosen as the destination that is the newspaper Capital Gazette or its staff, the reasons are still unknown. This was stated on Thursday, the head of the County police bill Krampf at a press conference, which was broadcast on Central television channels.
It was a deliberate attack on the Capital Gazette. He [the attacker] walked into the building with a shotgun and was looking for his victims as he walked through the lower tier.Bill Kreftregisteret County
The policeman added that the editors shortly before the attack had received threats via social networks.
“We know that there were threats against the Capital Gazette, focused on social networks, he said. We’re trying to establish that it was for the account and who sent them”.
The last of them arrived Wednesday, said police. “It was a threat against Capital as a whole”, — said Kraeft.
He also said that the authorities do not know about direct links between a suspect and someone from the newspaper staff. “I can’t say he knew someone from the staff or chosen as targets to attack the publication as a whole”, — said Kraeft.
According to the latest authorities, the shooting killed five people, wounded two. Police believe that the incident is not a terrorist attack.