WDBJ7 anchor Chris Hurst is mourning the loss of his reporter girlfriend Alison Parker, who was killed this morning during a live broadcast in Moneta, Virginia.

The 24-year-old reporter and 27-year-old photographer Adam Ward were gunned down at 6:45 a.m. local time during a live interview. Vicki Gardner has been identified as the woman who was being interviewed at the time of the attack. She underwent surgery and is in stable condition.


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Hurst revealed on Twitter that he and Parker had been dating for nine months and just moved in together. He called her "the most radiant woman [he] ever met" and said they "were very much in love."

"I am numb," he said on Twitter.

The gunman has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say.

See more photos of Hurst and Parker below.