UPDATE: Grand jury indicts man accused of killing five in newsroom
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(AP) – A grand jury has leveled 23 charges against a man accused of killing five people in a mass shooting at a Maryland newsroom.
In a news release Friday, Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Wes Adams announced the indictments against Jarrod Ramos in the June 28 attack at the Capital-Gazette office in Annapolis.
Ramos faces five counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Ann Smith and Wendi Winters.
The grand jury also indicted Ramos on a charge of attempted first-degree murder of photographer Paul Gillespie, as well as six counts of first-degree assault of Gillespie and five other people in the newsroom that day. Additionally, Ramos faces 11 charges of using of a firearm in commission of a crime of violence.