MONETA, Va. — WDBJ Chief Meteorologist Brent Watts confirmed that a WDBJ reporter and photographer have been killed Wednesday morning in a shooting.
The crew, reported Allison Parker and photographer Adam Ward, was filming during a live television report at Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, Virginia, WSLS confirmed.
Law enforcement continues searching for the gunman, WSLS reported.
WDBJ is a CBS station based out of Roanoke.
During a live interview from Bridgewater Plaza, approximately eight gunshots were heard as a reporter interviewed someone on screen. The camera then drops to the ground and the broadcast cuts back to the anchor desk.
Video of the shooting has been posted on Facebook. It can be viewed here.