Virginia Shooting Kills TV Reporter and Photographer During Live Broadcast


Twenty seven year old Photographer Adam Ward and twenty four year old reporter Alison Parker were killed today during a live TV broadcast in Virginia after 6:45 AM. The duo were on location at a shopping center (though CNN says a waterpark) when a man fired around eight shots. Some of those bullets hit Alison and Adam. The duo worked at WDBJ and according to the station, what makes this story even sadder is the fact that Adam and Alison were romantically involved with others at the station. Adam was engaged to producer Melissa Ott, while Alison was dating the station’s evening anchor Chris Hurst.

According to NBC, three people were shot during the Virginia shooting incident.

Update: The suspect has shot and killed himself.

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