5 things to know tonight: The latest in the Virginia TV shooting

1. Virginia TV shooting suspect dies: Vester Flanagan, the man sought by police in the fatal on-air shooting Wednesday of two Roanoke TV reporters, has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He has been described as a disgruntled former employee. [Read more] | [What we know about victims Alison Parker and Adam Ward]

2. Twitter account linked to Flanagan posts about shooting: The account, which was suspended at about 11:20 a.m., published a series of messages hinting at a possible motive, and video of the attack. [Read more]

3. Flanagan had Georgia ties: He worked at Savannah's WTOC-TV, according to a story posted on the station’s site. A LinkedIn profile that was not verified but featured his name and photo indicated he was employed there from Feb. 1997 to March 1999. [Read more] | [Atlanta media react with shock, sadness to shooting]

4. The Falcons have issues, so Matt Ryan can't be one of them: Great quarterbacks often have to overcome his team’s deficiencies. So if the Falcons don’t significantly improve their blocking, their running game and their defense, to what extent is Ryan capable of rescuing them? [Read more]

5. Tonight's forecast: Mainly clear skies with a low of 64. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. [Get real-time weather info]

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