Two WDBJ7 News Journalists Shot Dead During Live Report

Gunman Fires Shots at WDBJ7 Virginia News Crew During Live Report

Two local CBS news station WDBJ7 staff members were killed during a gun attack during a live television news report in Virginia on Wednesday, August 26. The local television station confirmed Alison Parker and Adam Ward were killed in the attack that took place during a morning news report.

Approximately, eight gunshots are heard as a reporter is seen interviewing someone on screen. The camera then drops to the ground and the broadcast cuts back to the anchor desk.

WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, photographer Adam Ward fatally shot during live broadcast.
Warning: The following video is disturbing, but it is not graphic.

The suspect was identified as Vester Flanagan (“Bryce Williams”) was confronted by law enforcement on I-66, then he shot himself.