A large police presence has been reported 800 block of Bestgate Road, Annapolis for reports of a shooting Thursday afternoon, police say. Police are now reporting multiple deaths.
It is reported that the shooting was inside of the local newspaper, The Capital.
At 3:55 p.m., NYPD stated they will be sending officers to every newsroom in New York City as a precaution.
#update confirming active shooter at 888 Bestgate Road in Annapolis. Building evacuated. Officers continuing to search building. Relocation point is inside Lord and Taylor in the mall.
— Anne Arundel Police (@AACOPD) June 28, 2018
Police are staging at Nordstrom where moments ago a shooter opened fire nearby, striking over 7 people. 2 are in critical condition, 2 others are in serious condition. No word on extent of other injuries.
#Annapolis Enormous response to shooting near mall area. #wbal pic.twitter.com/coAJp2iuQj
— JME (@TerpsAlum81) June 28, 2018
Update – 3:12 p.m.
Bomb-squad is enroute – suspicious device found.
This is a developing story.