Fox, as per norm, covered car chase, in Arizona, perp runs away, then takes our pistol and shoots himself in the head as Shep Smith yells to crew, "get off it, get off it." After commercial break, Shep apologized. Time magazine covers here. UPDATE: Video below of the incident now pulled by You Tube. Mediaite still has longer version.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Suicide on the Air
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