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NYPD deploys officers to media outlets following Annapolis newspaper shooting

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department has sent patrols to major media organizations in response to the shooting at a newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.

NYPD Sgt. Brendan Ryan refused to elaborate for security reasons, but said officers have been deployed in and around the city at various media outlets out of an abundance of caution.

Photos on Twitter showed police presence outside The New York Times and ABC News.

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Officials say several people have died in a shooting at the building housing the Capital Gazette newspaper Thursday afternoon.