US TV shootings: suspect found with gunshot wounds

US TV shootings: suspect found with gunshot wounds
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A reporter and a cameraman have been shot dead live on air during a television broadcast in the United States. A "disgruntled employee" is suspected

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A reporter and a cameraman have been shot dead live on air during a television broadcast in the United States.

A "disgruntled employee" is suspected of shooting two 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 (WSJ) August 26, 2015

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.

VA shooter Vester Lee Flanagan is a former employee of WDBJ7</a>, reported under the name Bryce Williams <a href="http://t.co/3qBDgQ684q">pic.twitter.com/3qBDgQ684q</a></p>&mdash; CBS News (CBSNews) August 26, 2015

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.

A police manhunt swung into operation. The alleged perpetrator has reportedly been found with gunshot wounds.

The company says they have no idea about a possible motive.

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