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Capital Gazette Mass Murderer Receives Multiple Life Sentences

HeadlineSep 29, 2021

In Maryland, a judge sentenced Jarrod Ramos, the gunman who stormed the Capital Gazette newsroom on June 28, 2018, and murdered five people, to five life sentences without parole, along with two other life sentences. Survivors of the attack and bereaved family members testified before Tuesday’s sentencing. Capital Gazette photographer and survivor of the mass shooting, Paul Gillespie, spoke outside the courthouse.

Paul Gillespie: “I don’t think there’s ever going to be any closure. I mean, I lost five of my family members. I was almost killed myself. It’s something that haunts me every day I think about this and what happened to me and my Capital Gazette family.”

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