Vester Lee Flanagan ID’d As Virginia Shooter: Photos, Details

Update, 11:52 AM – CNN has reported that Vester Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, has shot himself. It’s unclear if he is dead.

Vester Flanagan has been identified as the shooter at the Bridgewater Plaza shooter in Roanoke, VA–responsible for the murder of Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

He was chased north in a 2004 Silver Mustang on I-81.

Update, 11:05 AM – He is now thought to be in a cream-colored Charger in Weyers Cave.

Vester was a disgruntled employee of WDBJ, the new station that both Alison and Adam worked for. He changed his name to Bryce Williams.

Police were looking for a light skinned black male 6’3″ 250 lbs born in 1973.


Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says it appears WDBJ shooting suspect is former "disgruntled employee"

— The Virginian-Pilot (@virginianpilot) August 26, 2015


The shooter recorded the incident from his point of view and uploaded the videos to his Twitter and Facebook.

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