Maryland shooting: five victims named after 'targeted attack' – as it happened
Police in Annapolis, Maryland confirm fatalities and say others have been seriously injured. Follow live updates here
NBC News has shared footage of President Trump walking past a group of reporters who shout questions about the shooting. Trump had tweeted his “thoughts and prayers” for the victims and their families earlier in the day, but did not respond to questions as he made his way into the White House.
“Will you please talk to us about the dead reporters in Annapolis?” one reporter shouted, as Trump kept walking.
"Can you please talk to us about the dead reporters in Annapolis?"
“Do you have any words of condolence for the families, Mr. President?”
"Why are you walking away?"
Pres. Trump does not comment when asked about the deadly Maryland newsroom shooting.https://t.co/5ZcmEVQW9z pic.twitter.com/heIzI7S4Ck
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted a condemnation of the “evil act of senseless violence”, adding: “A violent attack on innocent journalists doing their job is an attack on every American.”
Strongly condemn the evil act of senseless violence in Annapolis, MD. A violent attack on innocent journalists doing their job is an attack on every American. Our prayers are with the victims and their friends and families.Continue reading...