The Augusta County Sheriff’s office has reportedly identified the alleged gunman responsible for this morning’s shooting in Roanoke, VA as Vester Lee Flanagan, 41. Flanagan, who also goes by Bryce Williams, is still at large and reportedly driving a 2009 silver Ford Mustang.

UPDATE 11:35 am: Flanagan/Williams posted video of the the shooting to his Twitter and Facebook pages. Both pages have since been suspended.

UPDATE 11:50 am: Flanagan/Williams has reported killed himself.

Correction: This post has been updated to correct the spelling of Flanagan’s last name. The post also initially included a photo of a person who is not Flanagan/Williams. It has been removed.

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