Bryce Williams, the suspect in this morning’s on-air shooting in Roanoke, VA, is reportedly in critical condition after shooting himself, according to Augusta County Sheriff’s office. Williams reportedly shot himself after a chase on Virginia’s I-66 highway.
Initial reports indicated Williams had died from the wound, but state police have since clarified that he is still alive.
UPDATE: State police now say man suspected of killing two WDBJ7 employees shot himself, and he is still alive http://t.co/XLx3pS2I5X— WDBJ7 (@WDBJ7) August 26, 2015
Source: The man who apparently killed two WDBJ journalists shot himself when confronted by authorities. http://t.co/gjX30DijdS— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 26, 2015
Breaking. Police on scene of person who just shot himself on I 66 eastbound. pic.twitter.com/BTKVfi9K0b— Paul Wagner (@Fox5Wagner) August 26, 2015
UPDATE 2:27 pm: The Franklin County sheriff has confirmed that Williams is dead. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Inova Fairfax hospital, according to Sheriff Bill Overton.
UPDATE 2:07 pm: Williams has died, according to the Washington Post.
Shooter pronounced dead at the hospital at 1:26 pm, according to state police http://t.co/BLcm9QLwW5— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) August 26, 2015