Father of Virginia reporter killed on live TV running for Congress
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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