Law enforcement officials identified the suspected gunman who shot up the Capital Gazette newspaper building in Annapolis, Maryland, as a 39-year-old male that allegedly had a personal “vendetta” against the newspaper and had made repeated threats towards the newspaper on social media.

NBC Washington reports:

One senior official told NBC News the suspect is a 39-year-old white man with a criminal history of vandalism and harassment.

The suspect reportedly damaged his fingers so he could not be identified, which reportedly led investigators to use facial recognition to identify him.

NBC News’ Tom Winter reported on Twitter that the shooter had a history with the newspaper, having sued them in 2012 for defamation.

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