According to reports, Virginia authorities believe the male shooter who murdered two people during a live WDBJ broadcast was a “disgruntled” former employee of the station.
Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe tells WTOP that police are currently “in active pursuit” of a suspect and expect to have him in custody soon. CNN reports officers are currently chasing him down Virginia’s I-81.
Update 10:32 a.m.
Update 11 a.m.
The suspect has been identified as Vester Lee Flanagan, a former employee at the station.