This is a developing story. Sources are reporting that Vester Flanagan, a fired news anchor at WDBJ known as Bryce Williams on air, murdered a reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast earlier today. He filmed himself shooting the reporter and cameraman.
Police say #WDBJ suspect near Linden, VA line on I-66 say suspect has shot himself. http://t.co/DbW3jEsTcH pic.twitter.com/4G1tF4AwIb
— Channing Frampton (@WHSVChanning) August 26, 2015
Flanagan tweeted about the shootings and updated his Facebook page.
According to some reports, Flanagan attempted to kill himself, but he’s still alive in critical condition. Described as a “disgruntled former employee,” Flanagan accused the woman he killed, Alison Parker, of making “racist comments.”
Update: The Hill is reporting that Flanagan has died.