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Stories with person: Michael J. Sullivan
  • Former broadcaster in TV shooting was a volatile, angry man story has photos
    Updated: Aug-27-15 4:38 am

    Even after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after a volatile career that had seen him fired at least twice for clashing with co-workers who recall him as an off-kilter loner, this would be the former broadcaster's last, brutal sign-off.

  • In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM' story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 9:00 pm

    Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers, leaving memories of an "off-kilter" loner easily angered by office humor.