REPORTER AND PHOTOGRAPHER SHOT AND KILLED!

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A shooting on live television has left a reporter and a cameraman dead, according to their news station.

Alison Parker and Adam Ward were killed during a live news segment this morning in Moneta, Virginia, according to their station WDBJ.
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The Franklin County sheriff confirmed that it is considered an active shooter and the suspect, who is believed to be male, is not in custody at this time.

The active shooter was reported at 6:45 a.m. and now schools in the surrounding area have been placed on lock down, according to a Facebook post on the Bedford County Public Schools.

The shooting itself took place at Bridgewater Plaza, a recreational facility with shops, restaurants, a mini golf course and boat rentals.