Several people are dead after a shooting at a newspaper office in the US state of Maryland, according to reports.
A senior federal law enforcement source told CBS News that at least four people were dead in the incident happened on Thursday afternoon.
The first reports of the shooting came at 2.40pm at the Capital Gazette building in Annapolis, after the shooter entered the building, which also houses other businesses. The Gazette is a local newspaper owned by The Baltimore Sun.
Employees were evacuated by police from the building with hands raised above their heads. Police were searching through the building and called the situation “active and ongoing.”
A spokeswoman for the city said the suspect had been arrested.
No motive has been known yet but a law enforcement official said the shooting was not being treated as an incident of terrorism, rather as a local incident.
Phil Davis, a Gazette reporter, tweeted that he was in the…