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Chris Hurst, a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker shows a picture album that Parker put together for him

Chris Hurst (R), a journalist at the station and boyfriend of killed journalist Alison Parker shows a picture album that Parker put together for him as Jeff Marks (L), general manager for WDBJ7 look on as they speak with NBC's Today Show outside of the offices for WDBJ7 where killed journalists Parker and Adam Warm worked in Roanoke, Virginia August 27, 2015. The suspect in the on-air shooting of two Virginia television journalists was pronounced dead at a hospital on Wednesday (August 26), police said. The suspect Vester Flanagan, 41, shot himself after a police pursuit following the shooting of the journalists from CBS affiliate WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia. Police pursued the suspect and in the late morning, local media and CNN reported the suspected shooter had shot himself. He was transported from the scene by ambulance but was later pronounced dead at hospital. REUTERS/Chris Keane

CBS journalists shot and killed during live broadcast in Virginia

A pair of television journalists at a CBS affiliate in Virginia were shot and killed during a live broadcast Wednesday morning, and authorities said the shooter, a former disgruntled employee at the station, shot himself after crashing his car on an interstate highway.

The suspected gunman, identified as Vester Flanagan, a 41-year-old former WDBJ-TV reporter who went by the name Bryce Williams on air, was taken into custody with "life-threatening injuries," police said. He later died.

The victims, WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, 24, and Adam Ward, her 27-year-old cameraman, died shortly after the shooting, which occurred at approximately 6:45 a.m. at Bridgewater Plaza in Moneta, Va., near Smith Mountain Lake. (Dylan Stableford for Yahoo News)

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