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News Crew shot live on air !!

Post  bluebell on Wed 26 Aug 2015, 4:12 pm

How terrible.    Are guns so easy to obtain in the States?    Dreadful thing to happen in any circumstances.




Virginia Shooting: WDBJ 7 News Crew 'Shot Dead Live On Air' in Moneta, Franklin County
The Huffington Post UK  |  By George Bowden

Posted: 26/08/2015 14:02 BST Updated: 2 minutes ago

- Shooting leaves reporter and cameraman dead, interviewee injured
- Broadcast live on Virginia station WDBJ 7, footage depicted gunman
- Reports say chase currently in progress, gunman still at large



BBC News now too. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-34062118

US TV journalists shot dead on air
Alison Parker and Adam Ward
A reporter and a cameraman are shot dead during a live TV interview for a local station in the US state of Virginia.


Eight shots and screaming
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'A terrible crime'
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Re: News Crew shot live on air !!

Post  Freedom on Wed 26 Aug 2015, 5:39 pm

Can anyone remember when a bailiff, his assistant and a council officer were shot dead live on TV - possibly somewhere in the Midlands about 20 years ago?

There are conflicting reports coming in now that the assailant in this awful case has shot himself.
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Re: News Crew shot live on air !!

Post  PMR on Wed 26 Aug 2015, 7:03 pm

He has shot himself , but is fighting for his life according to the BBC news at 7pm
Edited at 8pm he's now died he was apparently a disgruntled ex employee of the news network


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Post  Châtelaine on Wed 26 Aug 2015, 8:01 pm

I just read he's deceased.
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Re: News Crew shot live on air !!

Post  Freedom on Wed 26 Aug 2015, 9:11 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-34068541#"
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