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Sep 02 2015

WPXI’s Tomazic shot by paintball gun

Tomazic/WPXI

Tomazic/WPXI

FTVLive reported Tuesday that WPXI’s Jennifer Tomazic was the victim of a paintball attack during preparation for a live report early on Monday morning. Videographer Moe Jetter intervened and informed Tomazic that she was the victim of a paintball gun.

In the wake of this event and especially last week’s fatal shooting of a Roanoke reporter and videographer, WPXI has implemented new policies. Live shots are now per the reporter and videographer’s call. And reporters are no longer allowed to knock on doors.

1 comment

  1. Vic

    The station was trying to keep that incident quiet to avoid copycats. Figures that FTVLive would run with it.

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