PHOTOS=> Police ID WDBJ Killer – A Former Disgruntled Employee=> Vester Flanagan …Update: Suspect Shoots Himself

Police are pursing the suspect on Interstate-64.

The shooter was identified as a former disgruntled employee.
va shooter

His name is Vester Flanagan.

Here’s another photo—

He’s a former employee…

A reporter and videographer for WDBJ-TV out of Roanoake, Virginia were shot and killed during a live interview report Wednesday morning at Bridgewater Plaza.

Video via The Roanoake Times.

Reporter Alison Parker was conducting an interview when several shots were fired. Videographer Adam Ward continued filming for a few seconds. As the camera falls a man can be seen having approached the news team from behind. WDBJ general manager Jeff Marks reported both were killed in the incident. There is no word on the status of person being interviewed as of now.

UPDATE: Vester Flanagan is dead. He shot himself.

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