6:43AM in a town not far from the capital of the United States, the sun was barely up over a lake where reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were filming a segment on live television. They were interviewing a local official about tourism when a man behind the camera started shooting all three at point blank-range.
When the shooting was done Parker and Ward were dead. The woman they were interviewing was wounded but is expected to survive. CCTV America’s Jim Spellman filed this report.
Shots rang out during live news report on tourismSix forty-three in the morning, the sun barely up on a local lake, as reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward on live television interviewed a local official about tourism. Then shots rang out. When the shooting was done Parker and Ward were dead. The woman they were interviewing was wounded but is expected to survive.
Ron Martinelli on U.S. live TV murders
For more on the U.S. reporter and cameraman shot to death on live TV in the U.S., CCTV’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Ron Martinelli. He is a retired Police Officer, working as a Forensic Legal Analyst and Medical Investigator.