Capital Gazette Shooter I.D.'d As Jarrod Ramos, Had Beef With Paper
Annapolis, Md.
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Officer Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter Before Investigation Is Done
ߦ   83 Year Old Man Found Dead Outside His Vehicle
ߦ   ATF Special Agent Hugh O’Connor Drowns Trying To Assist Boater
ߦ   City Partners with CCISD and Galveston County to Hold Active Shooter Training Drill
ߦ   Clerk charged with selling alcohol to teenage driver in fatal crash
ߦ   Constables Arrests Armed Robber
ߦ   Governor Greg Abbott extendeds the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey
ߦ   Houston Fire Department Initiative Focuses on Firefighter Health and Safety
ߦ   Houston Police Dept - Call Summary
ߦ   Impressive Police Work by Deputies Leads to Arrest of Walgreens Robber
ߦ   Miami Police Officer Michaelle DeLoach Succumbs To Cancer
ߦ   Missing Baytown police officer found dead in field in Cove
ߦ   National Night Out 2018
ߦ   Police officer jumps off overpass to save boy's life in daring New York rescue
ߦ   VIRAL VIDEO: Police Stand Back As Man Stomps On Patrol Cars
ߦ   8-year-old dies after allegedly mistaking dad's crystal meth for breakfast cereal
ߦ   Chinese Nationals Convicted in Maritime Drug Smuggling Case
ߦ   City Manager's Update - League City
ߦ   Coast Guard ends search for boater near Moses Lake, Texas
ߦ   Correctional Officer Eng's Death Came After Fight With Inmate
ߦ   County Commissioner Pleads Guilty To Bribery
ߦ   Cyber Actors Use Internet In Malicious Activities
ߦ   Detroit Officer Very Critical After SUV Driver Hits Him And Flees
ߦ   Employee Locked Police Out Of Building As Cop Inside Was Getting Kicked In Face
ߦ   Father accused of fatally stabbing his 2 kids found with non-fatal, self-inflicted gunshot wound
ߦ   Man Robs two Walgreens in South Montgomery County
ߦ   Sheriff Frank Biaggne, A Reflection Of His Constituents
ߦ   Stash House Operator Sentenced To Federal Prison
ߦ   Telemundo Houston most watched station July 2018
ߦ   VIDEO: Man Beats Officer As Bystanders Record, Then Suspect Grabs Cop's Gun
ߦ   VIDEO: Officer's Boyfriend Tries To Run Her Patrol Car Off Road
ߦ   Violence Reduction Initiative: Harwood Neighborhood
ߦ   Pittsburgh Police K9 Loki Dies Day After His 10-Week Birthday
ߦ   Virginia State Police K9 Vader Murdered In Pursuit Of Murder Suspect
ߦ   Joseph Pappas shot, killed himself during encounter with police

 
Search Archives:

Jarrod Ramos filed a lawsuit against the Capital Gazette in 2012.

The gunman who killed five people in the Capital Gazette newspaper building has been identified as Jarrod Ramos, according to CBS News. Police have not confirmed his identity.

Ramos, who lives in Laurel, Maryland, has a criminal conviction in his past, including criminal harassment.

According to an article written by the Capital Gazette in 2011, Ramos started talking on Facebook with a woman he went to high school with. At some point, she said he began harassing her. He was charged and pleaded guilty to harassment.

The Capital Gazette then wrote a story about the woman, Ramos and the dangers of what you post online. The article was called "Jarrod wants to be your friend."

Almost a year later, Ramos filed a defamation lawsuit against the newspaper, the writer and the publisher.

He also has various other criminal and civil cases in Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Prince George’s County and Howard County.

RELATED: 5 dead in 'targeted attack' at Capital Gazette newspaper office in Annapolis

Pinned to the top of a Twitter page that appears to belong to Ramos is photo of a resignation letter dated October 20, 1997. It’s from a former newspaper employee to the managing editor of the paper. The caption along with the tweet reads “So fortuitous having an open mic to go outside the record in the Court of Appeals. And they think *you're* stupid!?”

There were no tweets from this account in the past two and a half years, but something was posted Thursday at 2:37 p.m., shortly before police said the shooting happened.

The shooting occurred at an office building located on 888 Bestgate Road around 2:30 p.m. No gunfire was exchanged when police took the suspected gunman into custody.

LATEST from #Annapolis
- We’ve confirmed suspect has been identified through facial recognition software.
- The suspect’s home is now being searched
- Authorities will be more comfortable releasing a photo once home search is finished.
- Mayor has NOT seen suspect photo@WUSA9

— Mike Valerio (@MikevWUSA) · Parole, MD

Police also released the following details about Ramos, without naming him:

  • Police were able to identify him through facial recognition, according to the AP, but his name has not been released
  • He damaged his fingerprints so police couldn't identify him
  • He's described as a white male in his late 30s
  • He did not have any identification on him
  • The gun he used was a shotgun
  • Smoke bombs and flash bang devices were found in his backpack
  • He has a conflict with the newspaper itself, Lt. Ryan Frasure with Anne Arundel County police said on CNN.

PHOTOS: 5 dead after shooting at Capital Gazette newspaper office building in Annapolis

Police respond to a shooting on June 28, 2018 in Annapolis, Md. - At least 5 people were killed Thursday when a gunman opened fire inside the offices of the Capital Gazette, a newspaper published in Annapolis. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images)

BREAKING: CBS News reports:
*suspect in the Capital Gazette newspaper shooting damaged his fingertips so that law enforcement can’t identify him from finger prints.
*suspect has no ID
*Smoke bombs/flash bangs were found in this backpackhttps://www.cbsnews.com/news/annapolis-shooting-five-dead-in-shooting-at-capital-gazette-newspaper-in-maryland-suspect-in-custody-2018-06-28-live-updates/ 

— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud)

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.