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.
Vester Flanagan is a former reporter at WBDJ who went by the name Bryce Williams. He was fired by the station at some point in the past.— Liam Stack (@liamstack) August 26, 2015
FROM AUGUSTA CO SHERIFF’S OFFICE: Vester Lee Flanagan Reportedly driving 2009 Silver or Gray Ford Mustang – VA tags WZE8846— Laura Geller (@13LauraGeller) 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
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.