New photos of surviving Virginia live TV shooting victim

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Sunday, September 6, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. -- New photos released show the surviving victim of a tragic live television murder sitting up and smiling.

The photos were posted to Vicki Gardner's Facebook recovery page. Her family explained why they were able to post pictures now:

Here's a photo with her family:

Gardner was shot while being interviewed live with WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward near Roanoke, Virginia.

Parker and Ward were also shot and died as a result of their injuries.

Gardner was expected to get out of the hospital soon, but had a setback on Saturday:

PHOTOS: Reporter, cameraman shot to death in Virginia

For full ABC7 News coverage of the Virginia TV crew shooting, click here.