US shooting suspect dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound: official

AFP| Updated: Aug 27, 2015, 00:53 AM IST

The man suspected of killing two journalists as they carried out a live interview in Virginia died Wednesday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a local official said.

Vester Flanagan, also known as Bryce Williams, died at a hospital in northern Virginia outside Washington, after the shooting in the state`s southern city of Roanoke, Franklin County Sheriff Bill Overton told reporters.