Father of Virginia reporter killed on live TV running for Congress

Andy Parker (Source: NBC12)
Andy Parker (Source: NBC12)
Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 11:50 AM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The father of a Virginia reporter shot to death during a live broadcast has announced he is running for Congress.

Andy Parker, father of Alison Parker, is running as a Democrat in Virginia’s 5th district, currently represented by Republican Bob Good.

Alison Parker was shot and killed on camera in 2015, along with cameraman Adam Ward.

Parker is a former member of the Henry County Board of Supervisors and advocate for gun rights reform.

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