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Capital Gazette mass shooting victims honored at wreath-laying ceremony in Annapolis

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A wreath-laying ceremony was held in Annapolis on Tuesday to honor the five journalists and staff killed in a mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in 2018.Download the FOX 5 DC News App for Local Breaking News and WeatherRebecca Smith, Wendi Winters, Rob Hiaasen, Gerald Fishman, and John McNamara were killed on June 28, 2018, in the largest workplace mass shooting of journalists in American history.Annapolis is hosting a wreath-laying ceremony to honor the five journalists and staff killed in a mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in 2018.Jarrod Ramos pleaded guilty to all 23 counts against him in 2019.

But he has pleaded not criminally responsible due to his mental health.PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Jury rejects mental illness claims for Capital Gazette gunman; says he is ‘criminally responsible’The ceremony took place at the Guardians Memorial on Compromise Street. Family members of the Capital Gazette journalists and staff, elected officials, and members of the public attended.Following the wreath-laying, there was an unveiling of artwork at City Hall honoring the victims.The Guardians of the First Amendment Memorial (at Newman and Compromise Streets in Annapolis) was dedicated on June 28, 2021.

The memorial unites the community and honors the freedoms established by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.SUBSCRIBE TO FOX 5 DC ON YOUTUBE"We have had a tragic few weeks in America, with mass shootings in Buffalo, NY; Laguna Woods, CA; Uvalde, TX; Philadelphia, PA; Saginaw, MI and other locations," said Mayor Gavin Buckley.

"We are unfortunately bound together with these places because we are communities grieving in the aftermath of gun violence. In remembering the victims, we

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