MONETA, Va. — The suspect accused of killing two WDBJ7 employees died at a hospital in Northern Virginia, according to Franklin County Sheriff Bill Overton.
Vester Flanagan died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a Fairfax hospital around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. He is a former WDBJ7 employee.
Officials believe he shot and killed WDBJ7’s Adam Ward and Alison Parker during a live broadcast Wednesday.
Flanagan’s personal car was found at the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport. Flanagan rented a separate car.
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A #WDBJ7 reporter and photographer were killed by a shooter during a live news broadcast. Stay tuned to NewsOne Now and NewsOne.com for coverage of this tragic event.
Posted by Roland Martin on Wednesday, August 26, 2015