WDBJ reporter Alison Parker, left, was interviewing Vicki Gardner, a chamber of commerce executive, in Franklin County, Virginia, Wednesday morning. Moments later, on live TV, gunshots were fired, killing Parker and cameraman Adam Ward. from wdbj
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Parker, 24, screamed after the first shot was fired. from WDBJ
The camera held by Ward, 27, went down after the gunfire began. The camera shows a man walking. from WDBJ
As Ward was falling to the ground, his camera captured the face of the gunman. from wdbj
Parker was the morning reporter for the Roanoke station and a native of Virginia, having spent most of her life outside Martinsville. She started with WDBJ as an intern, her biography on the station's website says. from facebook
Ward was engaged to be married to a morning show producer at WDBJ, Melissa Ott, according to a journalist at the anchor desk, and Ward recently told her, "I'm going to get out of news. I think I'm going to do something else." from facebook