Alison Parker and Adam Ward, two WDBJ journalists, were killed August 26 during a live broadcast. Photo courtesy of WDBJ7.

Two Virginia journalists slain by former station employee

At 6:43am August 26, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department received a phone call that shots were fired at Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain Lake. A reporter and cameraman from Roanoke’s WDBJ news station were killed and another victim, who was reportedly shot in the back, was taken to Carilion Clinic. At a 2pm press conference, […]