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Joyce Evans' Breaking Bad murder tweet causes Internet furor

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(WJLA) - A news anchor's flippant comment about a mass shooting in Philadelphia caused a furor Sunday night as angry viewers decried her perceived lack of compassion for its victims.

Joyce Evans, an anchor at Fox 29/WTXF in Philadelphia, tweeted late Sunday night a tease ahead to coverage of a shooting that took place in the city, during which one person died and five more were hurt.

Her tweet appeared to compare the end of the hit TV series Breaking Bad with the shooting, which set off an outpouring of negative reaction.

She then attempted to defend her tweet in the face of an avalanche of criticism and calls for her to apologize and delete her tweet.

As of 10 a.m. Monday, Evans had not deleted the tweet, nor has she sent any message since shortly after the original tweet.

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