By Captial News Service
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Judge Laura Ripken ruled that video from the Capital Gazette shooting scene is admissible,
Public defenders Katy O’Donnell, Elizabeth Palan and William Davis are representing Jarrod Ramos, who has pleaded not guilty and not criminally responsible to multiple charges, including murder and assault, in the June 28, 2018, mass shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland.
Three attorneys for the defense, at left, and two prosecutors, right, confer at the bench of Judge Laura Ripken, center, on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. The judge ruled later that video from the crime scene would be admissible during the trial, denying a defense motion in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court that it was too emotional and did not have probative value. Prosecutors described it as their best evidence from the June 2018 mass killing that left five employees dead.
State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess and Assistant State’s Attorney James Tuomey are prosecuting the case. Trial scheduled for November.