Barbara Walters to Interview Santa Barbara Shooting Suspect’s Father

Barbara Walters may have announced her May retirement from daytime TV, but that won’t stop her from conducting another big interview.

SEE ALSO: Barbara Walters Left Daytime TV, But Not ABC News

The former “View” host will interview Peter Rodger, the “Hunger Games” second unit director and father of Santa Barbara shooting suspect Elliot Rodger. ABC News made the announcement on Monday.

SEE ALSO: Barbara Walters on Big Changes at “The View”

The 22-year-old Elliot Rodger killed six people, injured 13 and then took his own life near the University of California, Santa Barbara on May 23.

The interview will air on an upcoming special edition of “20/20.” The official air date has yet to be announced.

 

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