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Franklin County: Two Dead After WDBJ News Crew Shot During Live Remote Broadcast : Shooter Dead : Update 1:30 PM

[ 0 ] August 26, 2015 |
Screen Grab courtesy of WSET-13 Lynchburg : Allison Parker and Adam Ward of WDBJ TV News in Roanoke were shot and killed early Wednesday morning during a remoted liveshot they were doing at Smith Mountain Lake in Franklin County.

Screen Grab courtesy of WSET-13 Lynchburg : Allison Parker and Adam Ward of WDBJ TV News in Roanoke were shot and killed early Wednesday morning during a remoted liveshot they were doing at Smith Mountain Lake in Franklin County.

Near Smith Mountain Lake
Franklin County, VA

Two WDBJ news staffers are dead after an early Wednesday morning shooting. Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward died after a gunman opened fire on them during an interview at Bridgewater Plaze at Smith Mountain Lake.

Screen Grab courtesy of WDBJ broadcast : Above a still frame of the shooter Wednesday morning at Smith Mountain Lake. This was from the photographer's camera when he was rolling during the liveshot. As of 9:45 Wednesday, he was stil at large.

Screen Grab courtesy of WDBJ broadcast : Above a still frame of the shooter Wednesday morning at Smith Mountain Lake. This was from the photographer’s camera when he was rolling during the liveshot. As of 9:45 Wednesday, he was still at large. Police say he is a light skinned black male, possibly driving a sliver or gray mustang. He’s described as 6’3″ and 250 pounds.

More here from WSET and WDBJ.

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