Vicki Gardner, survivor of shooting that killed two journalists, released from the hospital

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ROANOKE, Virginia — The woman who survived an on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists has been released from the hospital.

Vicki Gardner is the sole survivor of WDBJ shooting which happened live during a morning show broadcast on August 26, 2015. Gardner is recovering from surgeries after she was shot by Vester Flanagan.

Vicki Gardner 

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital spokesman Chris Turnbull says Vicki Gardner was released on Monday, September 7th.

Gardner, the executive director of the Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce, was answering questions about the community on live TV when gunfire erupted on Aug. 26.

Alison Parker, Adam Ward

Alison Parker, Adam Ward

Her husband, Tim Gardner, has said doctors removed one of her kidneys and some of her colon.

The gunman, Vester Flanagan, ambushed WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward and reporter Alison Parker during the interview at the Smith Mountain Lake Visitor Center. Parker and Ward died of gunshot wounds to the head and body. Flanagan fatally shot himself after a police chase.

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