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Sarah Sanders Slams 'Senseless Violence' in Md. Shooting

Sarah Sanders Slams 'Senseless Violence' in Md. Shooting
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Olivier Douliery/AP)

By    |   Thursday, 28 June 2018 08:21 PM

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday "strongly" condemned "the evil act of senseless violence" at The Capital Gazette in Maryland, in which five people were killed and two others were injured.

Anne Arundel County Acting Police Chief William Krampf said five people were killed and two others were injured after a gunman opened fire at the Annapolis newspaper shortly after 3 p.m. ET.

Krampf said a suspect was in custody and was being interviewed.

President Donald Trump also tweeted "my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.

"Thank you to all of the first responders who are currently on the scene," the president said.

Vice President Mike Pence tweeted about the shooting after arriving in Guatemala for meetings with three Central American presidents to discuss immigration:

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and other lawmakers also took to Twitter:

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"Strongly" condemning Thursday's Capital Gazette newsroom shooting, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders called it an "evil act of senseless violence."
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