Tragedy struck this morning in Virginia as a gunman fatally shot a TV news reporter and cameraman while a live segment was being filmed. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and photojournalist Adam Ward, 27, were killed at Bridgewater Plaza, near the Bedford and Franklin County lines.
Ward’s camera was able to capture footage of the gunman, and a picture was tweeted out by NBC News’ Tom Winter.
This is a picture of the man that appears to have shot and killed a photographer on live TV in Virginia this morning: pic.twitter.com/1t0oS4d2yY
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) August 26, 2015
The gunman also shot a third person, whose condition has not been released. He is still on the loose as police continue to try and catch him.
Campus Sports will update this story as any new information comes in and sends its deepest condolences to the families of Ward and Parker.
*Featured Photo (above) credit to WDBJ7