WDBJ7’s “Mornin’” show held a tearful moment of silence this morning to mark the tragic deaths of their two colleagues.

Anchor Kim McBroom, weatherman Leo Hirsbrunner, and guest anchor Steve Grant held hands and observed a moment of silence at 6:45 a.m. to mark the horrific moment that reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were gunned down on live television yesterday.


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McBroom thanked viewers for their support during this difficult time for the Virginia news station.

“We will with time and the blessings of our many friends out there – all of you – we will heal from this,” she said.

WDBJ7 wrote on Facebook, “Please take a moment today to pause and reflect to remember Alison Parker and Adam Ward. Gone, but never forgotten.”

Watch the emotional moment below.

A moment of silence in remembrance of Alison & Adam

Please take a moment today to pause and reflect to remember Alison Parker and Adam Ward. Gone, but never forgotten.

Posted by WDBJ7 on Thursday, August 27, 2015