Two TV Journalists Shot Dead Live on Air in Virginia, US

Crime | August 26, 2015, Wednesday // 18:21|  views

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A television reporter and a photojournalist were shot and killed live on air diring an interview in Virginia, US on Wednesday.

The station, WDBJ7, a CBS affiliate in Roanoke, Virginia, identified the reporter as Alison Parker, 24, and the photojournalist as Adam Ward, 27, Reuters reported.

The newswire quoted Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as saying the suspected shooter was a disgruntled employee of the TV station.

The exact motives for the attack were not immediately known.

The interviewee, a woman, was shot and taken to hospital for emergency surgery.

Police has launched pursuit for the suspected gunman.


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