Vester Lee Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, murdered two former colleagues at a TV news station in Roanoke, Virginia, last Wednesday morning. A couple hours after the shooting, ABC News received a 23-page fax outlining Flanagan’s views and motives in his own words.
Vester Lee Flanagan, the Virginia shooter who worked at WDBJ under the name Bryce Williams, accused co-worker Alison Parker of racism after she used the phrase “out in the field” to describe a reporter who was on assignment.
Members of the #FYF911 or #FukYoFlag and #BlackLivesMatter movements called for the lynching and hanging of white people and cops. They encouraged others on a radio show Tuesday night to “turn the tide” and kill white people and cops to send a message about the killing of black people in America.
Activist and professor Cornel West told Carol Costello on Thursday’s “CNN Newsroom” that a lack of love is behind the murder of reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, although murderer Vester Flanagan, aka “Bryce Williams,” wrote in his manifesto that he wanted a “race
As the fallout from self-appointed victim Bryce Williams’ cold-blooded, videoed gun murder of two journalists at WDBJ continued, politicians of the left pulled out their dogeared playbook and began pushing gun control. Never mind that Williams bought his gun legally and passed all requisite background checks – and that Williams would have passed any background check, given his lack of criminal history or institutionalization. Never mind that Williams fired eight shots, which would fit within the boundaries of the magazine-shortening advocates. Something – anything! – has to be done about guns, say the left’s heroes.
Prominent #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay McKesson retweeted a comment about the dramatic on-air murder of two TV station employees that criticized “whiteness” for calling the shooter a “disgruntled employee” and then added his own comments, which he later deleted.
In the wake of the heinous attack in which Vester Lee Flanagan II allegedly shot and killed reporter Allison Park and cameraman Adam Ward, ABC’s Modern Family executive producer Steve Levitan called for people to rally against the NRA.
USA Network has postponed the Wednesday night season finale of its Mr. Robot television show because a scene in the episode resembled the murders of two television reporters live on air Wednesday morning in Virginia.
Facebook and Twitter deleted both of the social media accounts connected to the alleged shooter of reporter Alison Parker and camerman Adam Ward, Vester L. Flanagan, after he posted video of his crimes.