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Virginia / Television Shooting #1088786

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The deadly shooting by former TV reporter Vester Flanagan in Virginia in which two journalists, Alison Parker & Adam Ward@, were killed on air updated; details given about what was found in his getaway car, Flanagan's lawsuits against the station; TV clips shown. [WDBJ-TV Greg BALDWIN@- recalls Flanagan's lawsuit threat.] [Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Elspeth RITCHIE@- suggests Flanagan had a mental illness.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Roanoke, Virginia: Jim Avila) The grief & anger by the colleagues of those slain on live TV & the trailing of the shooter, who committed suicide, featured; scenes shown; details given about the condition of third victim Vicki Gardner. [BALDWIN - explains the reaction to the shooting.] [Father Andy PARKER@, anchor Chris HURST@- remember Alison.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Further coverage of the story on "20/20" noted.

Llamas, Tom;
Thomas, Pierre;
Avila, Jim

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