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US TV shootings: suspect found with gunshot wounds

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By Euronews
US TV shootings: suspect found with gunshot wounds

<p><strong>A reporter and a cameraman have been shot dead live on air during a television broadcast in the United States.</strong> <p></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">A "disgruntled employee" is suspected of shooting two <a href="https://twitter.com/WDBJ7"><code>WDBJ7</a> journalists in Virginia: <a href="http://t.co/Z6kiOkgnKD">http://t.co/Z6kiOkgnKD</a> <a href="http://t.co/qwb0scGRIi">pic.twitter.com/qwb0scGRIi</a></p>&mdash; Wall Street Journal (</code>WSJ) <a href="https://twitter.com/WSJ/status/636553379616043008">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </p> <p>24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old camera operator Adam Ward were attacked during a morning interview at a shopping centre in Bedford County in the state of Virginia. <p></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">VA shooter Vester Lee Flanagan is a former employee of <a href="https://twitter.com/WDBJ7"><code>WDBJ7</a>, reported under the name Bryce Williams <a href="http://t.co/3qBDgQ684q">pic.twitter.com/3qBDgQ684q</a></p>&mdash; CBS News (</code>CBSNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/636560911533244416">August 26, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </p> <p>The suspect was identified in media reports as Vester Lee Flanagan. He is said to be a disgruntled former employee of the TV station which also employed the journalists, WDBJ7.</p> <p>A police manhunt swung into operation. The alleged perpetrator has reportedly been found with gunshot wounds. </p> <p>The company says they have no idea about a possible motive.</p> <p> </p>