UPDATE: 2 Dead in Morning News Shooting

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UPDATE (9:37AM):

Vicki Gardner of the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce was hurt in the shooting. We are told she is in surgery


WDBJ’s General Manager Jeff Marks has confirmed that two of the news team were killed this morning at the Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain. Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were doing a live shot during the newscast, when someone approached and began shooting. It happened at 6:45 am

Police say there were three victims. The extent of the third person’s injuries are unknown at this time.


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