A police car blocks the road in front of the Capital Gazette newspaper on 29 June, a day after a gunman opened fire at the Annapolis newsroom. Photo: Joshua Roberts/Reuters.
By George Matysek and Emily Rosenthal
While Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore offered prayers and support for the families and loved ones of five people murdered on 28 June at the offices of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, a former long-time sports editor for the newspaper mourned his friends as “exceptional journalists who also were good human beings”.
A 38-year-old gunman using a shotgun blasted his way into the newsroom in what