WDBJ: Suspect Vester Flanagan aka Bryce Williams live tweeted shooting

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Image Courtesy : BBC

Image Courtesy : BBC

Vester Lee Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, the man suspected of gunning down two WDBJ journalists during a live interview programme shot himself when police confronted him, according to the CNN. The suspect shot and killed WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward at Bridgewater Plaza in Roanoke in West Virginia, United States of America.

ABC News has said it received a manifesto through fax from a person who called himself Bryce Williams.  The news channel reported that it has handed over the 23-page document to law enforcement authorities.

As per reports on CNN, Vester Flanagan is a former employee of WDBJ-TV. He was fired from the TV channel, the CNN quoted an employee of the TV station as saying.

It appears that Bryce Williams Live tweeted the shooting through a Twitter handle @bryce_williams7. A video posted on Twitter showed the suspect shooting down Alison Parker during an interview. The account has been suspended by Twitter.

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