The suspected gunman who shot and killed two Virginia journalists during a live newscast early Wednesday morning shot himself on Interstate 66 in Fauquier County, Virginia, hours later, state police told television station WDBJ.
There were conflicting reports on Wednesday morning about whether the suspect, Vester Lee Flanigan, had died. After initially reporting that he had died, WDBJ indicated that he remains alive. The station's general manager reported on air that the suspect was in "very critical condition."
Later on Wednesday afternoon, the Washington Post reported that Flanagan had died.
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