Skip to comments.Car Chase Ends With Suicide On Live TV — SHEP SMITH DECLARES 'WE REALLY MESSED UP'
Posted on 09/28/2012 1:01:42 PM PDT by STARWISE
A stunning moment just happened on Fox News...
Shepard Smith was in the midst of narrating one of his famous car chases.
However it appeared to end in tragedy, as the suspect ran out of his car and shot himself in the head on the middle of a field.
After a quick break, the network cut back to Shep Smith, who was stunned and apologized for not cutting away sooner.
He explained that there was a problem with the delay.
"We really messed up." *snip*
If you must see what happened, Mediaite has posted the video.
Here is Shep's stunning apology.
(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...
Another white male bites the dust and 0bama smiles.
I saw it live not all that big of a deal no blood or brains shot himself right hand to the right side of the head delayed fall forward Shep said that will never happen again on his watch what a drama queen
I was watching, but the final scene stopped just before on my transmission ..
I’m just glad his victim wasn’t still in the car or it could have been them that was murdered instead of the criminal removing himself from the gene pool
Will Shep’s bashing of traditional marriage advocates ever happen again under his watch?
saw it too via youtube, and agreed
There was more blood with the famed Bud Dwyer (Penn.) suicide
No big deal, eh? Man shoots himself on national tv and it’s no big deal. Paddy Chayevsky’s satire “Network” has come true.
Shep Smith is a clueless, talentless, tasteless metrosexual.
Americans are too pussified to see some idiot shoot hiself in the head or the aluminum boxes coming back to Dover AFB.
The horror. THE HORROR!!
Gimme a break!!!!!!
You got the queen part right. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.
Did you see it ?
I gotta say, Shep seemed truly contrite.
Maybe Shep ought to resign in disgrace.
No. And I don’t give a damn that it was bloodless and that the guy was a really bad guy. Network and cable news are a disgrace. Sorry, but it’s true.
Not that big a deal. I’ve seen worse on broadcast TV. Now for some real stuff that got played before the newspeople realize what was going on, try the Budd Dwyer suicide out of Pennsylvania. Saw that one myself before they stopped showing it. It’s on Youtube for the curious.
I saw it live, when Fox was streaming it around 3:30-3:40pm or so. Then, they pulled it.
That wouldn’t make sense since he was telling them to cut away.
They apparently enabled the delay, but left the live feed on the air. When you decide to use the delay guys, you have to actually cut to it. Flippin’ amateurs.
I don’t normally wish a firing on anyone, but I would like to see Shep replaced. He’s irritating. Harris Faulkner, who hosts the Fox Report on weekends, would be a decent replacement, if she wanted to work weekdays.
Actually, I think he is a tasteless homosexual
It caused me severe emotional distress. I saw it live while DVRing it. I need treatment for newly aquired PTSD symptoms and monetary relief for my pain.
SOME ONE WILL GET FIRED for it. As was reported earlier, They had a delay feed and Shep was watching the delay and WE were watching live. Shep was hollering to get off the shot way after the guy offed himself.
yeah saw this live.
they had it on delay but i saw it.
Not buying this nonsense.
The media wants to broadcast “reality”V car chases hostage situations etc. Well today you got reality.
I just watched that one; hadn’t seen it before, but had heard about it. Wow, what a terrible shocker.
I remember a nighttime car chase north of Los Angeles... the car veered onto the shoulder at high speed and rammed into the back of a parked semi on live TV.
Looked intentional, but it’s hard to say. We sure can’t ask him, he ended up in tiny pieces all over the interstate.
Why is the unvarnished truth a disgrace?
Oh, good, I was starting to be afraid we wouldn’t have duplicate threads on this earth shattering news!
“They apparently enabled the delay, but left the live feed on the air. When you decide to use the delay guys, you have to actually cut to it. Flippin amateurs.”
Yup, that’s what happened. The “ending” took me by surprise, because it happened so suddenly, but it was a long distance suicide so you really couldn’t see any blood or gore. I think the guy was on some sort of drugs, as he stumbled out of the car, ran down a little sloped path, stumbled again and fell, seemed disoriented, and turned suddenly, then blew his brains out. All you could see is him firing the gun (right side of head) and then crumple.
That’s when you hear Drama Queen (Shep) shrieking “cut away, cut away”, which they finally did. Then it went to Ads, and when the show came back on, Shep wouldn’t say anything more other than to watch his evening show for what happened to the guy. Nice lead in for his evening show, n’est pas? So tune in tonite at 7 eastern time on Fox for the end result, which those of us who were watching already know.
Director’ll blame that on the TD and the TD will blame it on the director. The Tech Director is never believed in those circumstances. Even if the intercom was being recorded, and you can clearly hear the director call the wrong camera, they’ll say the TD should have known better.
Joy of being a “below the line” crew member.
We’ve been drench in blood and violence by hollywood and the “news channels” for so long that live moments like this have become part of the wall paper.
Video of chase with Shepard Smith apology
Oh my. Glad I was out running errands this afternoon. I usually enjoy a car chase when they happen during Shep’s segment. Yikes.
Was this live? they’ll never learn.
I remember budd dwyer and his envelope, also the late ‘80’s
bank robbery in nyc with the Suzuki samurai.
“Network and cable news are a disgrace. Sorry, but its true.”
Maybe the hovering news helicopter drove the shooter over the edge.
No, I mean he should resign because he is a disgrace.
.... The media and Democrats have just been handed another issue to harp on and keep the airwaves busy for the next few weeks!!!
The carjacker might have had a better chance of running away if his pants were not around his ankles.
My bad. Re read again. It was live.
Not necessary to show on news. all needed was follow up story.
I posted this right after it happend and it got pulled.
Oh that one was brutal, I remember that.
-—— Paddy Chayevskys satire Network has come true. -——
Remarkably prophetic movie.
There was nothing to get so upset about. Shep went off for no reason. The perp was barely falling forward when they cut away and it was from quite a distance.
I saw the Bud Dwyer suicide live. That was graphic. This was not. Most people watching probably didn’t know what happened. It was Shep who dramatized it.
That said...carjack a Caliber? Really? The perp was lucky the car made it as far as it did. He probably shot himself when he realized his stupidity.
You got it all correct. The guy was really disoriented when he got out of the car. He had no idea what he was going to do - looking this way and that way and when he started running he was very clumsy and just fell down for no reason. He seemed to be able to drive the car well at those high speeds he was going. When he stopped the car and got out maybe he realized what he was about to do.
Dare I ask? How do you know how he tastes?
Sorry for the bad joke.
Along the line of ‘USA Burns While OBOZO Fiddles’, this is just a warm up to another return to the ‘good old days’ of early Rome when dissidents to the throne of BO will be placed in stadia whilst the pit bulls are sicced on ‘em, naturally, on live TV for the enjoyment of all.
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