Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot during a live air shooting. The person who shot them is an ex-employee of news network WDBJ.
One of the motives for this attack is that Parker made some comments that the gunman considered racist.
Vester Flanagan responsible for this crime is also known as Bryce Williams.
He posted videos of himself shooting Ward and Parker on his twitter account. This was followed by a series of tweets in which he mentioned that Parker made comments that were racist. It was reported that he even took legal actions against the NBC network for racism.
He committed suicide by shooting himself.
The following video could be disturbing to some viewers.