Breaking: Reporter & Photographer Shot & Killed During Live Feed

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  1. TX OMFS

    TX OMFS Right wing nut Lifetime Member

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  2. Fred Hansen

    Fred Hansen Liberal Bane

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    Prayers to their families.
     

  3. ithaca_deerslayer

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    I wonder if the murderer is on camera.
     
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    This could be bad news in the gun control fight. News these days is not about what is important - it's about what they have a video of. By tonight, the left will be using this video to scream for gun control.
     
  5. Jon_R

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    Foxnews reported they where killed on live TV though most live TV feeds have a delay so it might not have been broadcast to them.
     
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    I mean the murderer, so that killer can be identified.
     
  7. Jon_R

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    Sorry missed the "er" part of it.
     
  8. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    Here is the video - shooter came from behind the cameraman. It doesn't show the people being shot, just the reporter running and the camera hitting the ground.

     
  9. Huaco Kid

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    I've seen reporters (w / cameraman) stupidly march into situations and somehow think they are immune from harm, or retaliation, because they have a microphone in their hand.

    Some of the recent riots come to mind.
     
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    Just watched the video. Very sad. Never saw the shooter's face, but it appeared that he walked up behind the camera man and shot him first. Since the camera dropped, I couldn't tell how far the reporter actually made it before getting shot.

    I wonder if it was random, or if the shooter knew one of the victims.
     
  11. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    So the guy shot the news team but left the other lady alone?

    Sounds like retaliation.
     
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  12. Jon_R

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    I assume the woman being interviewed was not shot (was not reported) so might have been something personal against the reporter and / or cameraman.
     
  13. ithaca_deerslayer

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    You can see the first shot, at :05. You can see the blast move through the air to the viewer's left of the reporter.
     
  14. Gixxerjoe04

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    Pretty messed up, imagine being the people at the station not knowing what's going on. You can see the guys legs after the camera goes down, if I were to bet, probably an ex of the news reporter.
     
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    I saw a report that they were doing a fluff piece from a local water park, so they weren't covering a hostage situation or other dangerous event. No real reason to be on guard. Truly tragic.
     
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    Wow, I used to live ten miles from there. It's a beautiful area on Smith Mountain Lake.

    It will be interesting to learn the motive. If I was a betting man, I'd go with estranged husband.
     
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    This appears to have been a "fluff" interview at a shopping center. Not a dangerous situation.
     
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    nothing but gun control news for the next month, as if things would be better if the dude ran over them in a car or used an axe....horrific murder is still murder no matter the procedure used
     
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    I would not be surprised to find out he is a husband/ex-husband/ex-boyfriend of the reporter. With no other information, that would be the safest first guess.
     
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    Imagine being the woman being interviewed, if she wasn't hurt, all that happening right in front of you, Talk about being an emotional mess the rest of her life.