Transcript for Suspect in On-Air Shooting Dies From Self-Inflicted Wound
First and foremost I'm an approximately 1:30 PM today. The suspect. From this incident the shooting died. At Fairfax. And nova hospital. In Northern Virginia. As a result of a self inflicted. Gunshot wound. At 6:43 AM today either Franklin county sheriff's office received and I'm 11 call concerned shots fired. At Bridgewater applause. Near Smith mountain lake. Debbie TV JTV news crew was conducting a loud interview at the plaza with ms. Gardner. Investor Li Flanagan the second age 41. Of Rhone. Suddenly appeared and approached the elm and started shooting. Alison Parker. H 24. And at award. Page 27. Died at this thing. Both Parker and ward were residents. Of Roanoke Virginia. Let us not forget they grew up in this area they were part of our community. We don't want to forget that. This court was transported to Korean run of more hospital where she is being treated for non life threatening injuries. Flanagan then fled before deputies arrived on the scene. The Franklin county sheriff's office with the assistance of the Virginia State Police immediately. Began a search operation in the area to locate the shooting suspect. Shortly before eleven. Run of city police department located flat against 2009 Ford Mustang. At the regional runner regional airport. The mustang has been recovered as deputy house. Flanagan then flipped the airport and eight Chevrolet sonic that he had rented earlier in the month. During the course of the investigation investigators were able to track the suspect as he traveled along interstate 81. And were notified local and state law enforcement. Along the entire interstate 81 quarter or. To assist us with a look out for suspect vehicle. This has been confirmed already the Virginia State Police have located. The Flanagan. V vehicle. On interstate 66 and park your counting. And took him into custody.
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