Wednesday, August 26, 2015

GUNMAN WHO SHOT AND KILLED 2 VIRGINIA TV NEWS JOURNALISTS IS DEAD


The "disgruntled employee" believed to have shot and killed two media members and wounded a third person on live television Wednesday morning has shot and killed himself after being confronted by police along a Virginia highway.

Virginia State Police said 41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan, who also went by the name Bryce Williams, shot himself near mile marker 17 on I-66.

"Shortly before 11:30 a.m., Virginia State Police spotted the suspect vehicle headed eastbound on Interstate 66," a police statement said. "With emergency lights activated the Virginia State Police trooper initiated a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle.  More