Vester Flanagan the former television reporter accused of shooting the news reporter and the camera man live on the air today had applied for a position at WAFF 48 news in Huntsville, Alabama.

WAFF 48 News Director Adam Henning confirmed that Flanagan applied for a job at WAFF and based on the information he got from Flanagan’s past employers he did not hire him.

Henning said some of the information he got included Flanagan being difficult to work with and in one instance had started a fight at a company Christmas party.