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Medical Examiner: Slain WDBJ Journalists Were Both Shot in the Head

Alison Parker and Adam Ward. Source: NBC News

Virginia medical officials say a TV news reporter and cameraman who were killed during a live broadcast both suffered gunshot wounds to the head.

The medical examiner's office in Roanoke office said Friday that WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker's official cause of death was gunshot wounds to the head and chest. Cameraman Adam Ward's cause of death was gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

Source: NBC News

Homicide is listed as the manner of death for both Parker and Ward.

The medical examiner's office did not specify how many times Parker and Ward were shot during Wednesday's attack.

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