From the Washington Post:
Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley (D) requested that the flags be lowered to honor five Gazette employees who were gunned down Thursday, allegedly by Jarrod Ramos, who had threatened employees of the paper before. Four journalists and a sales associate were killed.
“Obviously, I’m disappointed, you know? … Is there a cutoff for tragedy?” Buckley told
. “This was an attack on the press. It was an attack on freedom of speech. It’s just as important as any other tragedy.”
The mayor did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Washington Post.
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