A community is reeling hours after a gunman targeted the local Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland, looking for victims before he gunned down five unsuspecting employees. Davis said. "Where are we as a society when people die, and that's the end of that story?"
The opinion page in Friday's paper was left mostly blank with a brief message: "Today, we are speechless".
The slain journalist's brother is Carl Hiaasen, a prolific novelist and a longtime Miami Herald columnist.
The gunman was identified as 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos.
Jarrod Ramos, 38, who had a grudge against Maryland paper, carries out one of deadliest attacks on journalists in USA Maryland man charged with multiple murders was denied bail on Friday, a day after police say he rampaged through a newsroom in Annapolis with a shotgun and killed five people in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in United States history.
The attorney representing Ramos did not respond to a request for comment from NBC News.
A woman whose harassment by Jarrod Ramos led to his vendetta against the Capital Gazette says she immediately panicked when she learned of the shooting that killed five people at the paper.
Threats of violence were made over social media to the newspaper, some as recently as Thursday, he said.
More details about the mass shooting were on Page 2 of the A section, the newspaper noted in a small front-page box, and a history of the Capital Gazette was on A3. They did not suffer gunshot wounds, and one was released from the hospital, spokeswoman Loren Farquhar said.
Police say they are a questioning the suspect, a white man in his late 30s, following Thursday's attack on The Capital Gazette in Annapolis. "I guess they didn't treat me badly enough", Trump said, calling the shooting rampage a "disgrace". Staff have said they will not forget being called enemies of the people.
Phil Davis, the paper's court and crime reporter, tweeted afterwards: "A single shooter shot multiple people at my office, some of whom are dead".
"Journalists, like all Americans, should be free from the fear of being violently attacked while doing their job".
He said the reality of Thursday's attack hadn't truly set in yet. Among the names listed below it is the Baltimore Sun Media Group's editor-in-chief and publisher, Trif Alatzas.
"I'm a police reporter". According to court documents, the judge said, "There is nothing" to prove "anything that was published" was in fact false.
"These guys, they don't make a lot of money".