TV reporter and photographer were shot and killed during their 6:45 AM live report from a waterfront shopping plaza outside Roanoke, Virginia.
Video of the incident recorded by the deceased camera showed the gunman opening fire as he walked toward the reporter 24-year-old Alison Parker and Adam Ward the 27-year-oldcamera man for WDBJ.
The gunman escaped the scene and police have the surrounding area which includes multiple schools on lock down. As Adam went down his camera captured an image of the suspect.
photo of the gun man below..
Vicki Gardner, the woman Alison was interviewing, was shot in the back. She's in surgery right now.
Below is the interview that was going on before the shots were fired..
Alison was engaged to Chris Hurst, a co-anchor at the station and Adam was engaged to a producer named Melissa Ott. She was actually producing the newscast at the time of the shooting, and it was her last day at the station.
A few hours after the shooting, Hurst tweeted about his relationship with Alison.read tweets below..