Aug 26, 2015 9:31 AM
Reporter, photographer killed by gunman in Virginia during live broadcast
The Associated Press
MONETA (AP) — The general manager of a TV station in Virginia says two crew members were fatally shot on air in central Virginia.
Jeffrey A. Marks, general manager of WDBJ-TV, identified the two killed as Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
The station says in tweets and in a story on its website that the incident happened at a shopping center. The station says law enforcement officials are on the scene.
The station is based in Roanoke, Virginia, and serves the southwest and central part of the state. The shopping mall is just off Smith Mountain Lake.
Moneta is about 25 miles southeast of Roanoke.