Two WDBJ7 Employees Killed During Live Broadcast

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Gunman opens fire during live news broadcast in Virginia Wednesday morning


A gunman opened fire on a TV news crew conducting a live broadcast from a shopping center  in Virginia on Wednesday morning.

WDBJ confirmed that reporter Allison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were killed in the shooting.

Nearby Bedford County schools are currently on lockdown as police search for the shooter who is believed to be a disgruntled ex-employee.

Video footage of the incident shows a chilling glimpse of the gunman. Warning: disturbing video