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The gunman is on the loose after killing the two broadcast journalists in a shooting that was captured on live television.

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Television journalist, Alison Parker, 24, and Photojournalist, Adam Ward with WDBJ7 TV, were shot dead by a gunman this morning, around 6.45am while reporting live on air at Bridgewater Plaza, Moneta, Virginia.

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Television journalist, Alison parker

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The gunman is on the loose after killing the two broadcast journalists in a shooting that was captured on live television.

WDBJ cameraman, Adam Ward, was filming reporter, Alison Parker, interviewing Vicki Gardner, the local chamber of commerce director, for a light-hearted segment at 6:45am when about eight shots rang out.

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Cameraman, Adam Ward

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Screams were then heard as the women duck and the camera falls to the floor.

A person dressed in all black is then seen standing nearby with what appears to be a gun raised in one hand pointed at Ward.

Television journalist, Alison parker, interviewing Vicki Gardner, the local chamber of commerce director before the shots were heard play

Television journalist, Alison parker, interviewing Vicki Gardner, the local chamber of commerce director before the shots were heard

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Ward was first shot dead and Parker was killed as she tried to run.

Parker graduated from college in 2012.

Gardner who was being interviewed is said to be in critical condition in the hospital.

Television journalist, Alison parker, interviewing Vicki Gardner, the local chamber of commerce director before the shots were heard play

Television journalist, Alison parker, interviewing Vicki Gardner, the local chamber of commerce director before the shots were heard

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The general manager at the CBS station later came on the air to confirm Parker and Ward's deaths.

The gunman is at large but the cameraman captured the killer on camera as he fell after being shot as his camera was still running.

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Television journalist, Alison parker, with cameraman, Adam Ward and another colleague

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Police say they know who the suspect is and as of when it happened, were chasing the shooter on Interstate 81.

Virginia Governor, Terry McAuliffe, says the gunman is believed to be a disgruntled employee of the station.

The motive for the shooting is not known.

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