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Two WDBJ7 employees killed in attack at Bridgewater Plaza | Local News - WDBJ7.com Central and Southwest VA

 

MONETA, Va. -

 

Two WDBJ7 employees were killed Wednesday morning in an attack at Bridgewater Plaza.

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This happened during a live broadcast around 6:45 a.m.

 

Police are looking for a suspect who apparently opened fire on WDBJ7's photographer Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker.

 

Adam was 27-years-old. Alison just turned 24.

 

Both were from the WDBJ7 viewing area.

 

Adam graduated from Salem High School and Virginia Tech.

 

Alison grew up in Martinsville and attended Patrick Henry Community College and James Madison University.

 

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Law enforcement is on scene following an incident at Bridgewater Plaza.

 

The incident happened during a WDBJ7 live report.

 

Deputies from Franklin County and Bedford County are on scene.

 

Bridgewater Plaza is on Smith Mountain Lake.

 

Check back soon for more updates.

 

 

 

 

 

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Not sure I want to see it. What were they reporting on?

 

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Parker was interviewing a woman at Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain Lake, a reservoir community about 50 miles southeast of Roanoke, when a half dozen shots broke out.

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