Updated: 7/18/2019, 3:08 a.m. ET: The Japanese media is now reporting that seven people are confirmed dead.
Updated: 7/18/2019, 5:18 a.m. ET: Kyoto Animation CEO Hideaki Hatta told reporters that for the past few years, death threats have often been sent to the company.
Updated: 7/18/2019, 4:36 a.m. ET: Sixteen people are now confirmed dead, the Japanese TV media reports.
Updated: 7/18/2019, 6:18 p.m. ET: The 41-year-old man in police custody has reportedly never worked for Kyoto Animation nor is he directly connected to the company.
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