Virgina Tech massacre: 32 reported dead scores wounded gunman dead
Virgina Tech massacre:
WSLS Federal sources say 32 killled 21 injured 3 in critical condition: FOX NEWS
Podcast:: Statement by President Steger (3.1 MB; Length 3:21)
In a two hour rampage a gunman – or gunmen – killed as many as 22 – police say 20 are confirmed killed. The shooting is over – per reports but people are being released from buildings on a building by building basis.
The worst began at Norris hall – but some time earlier per reports – a earlier shooting took place at west ambler johnston hall : earlier in the week there had been bomb threats. rumors of as many as three gunmen – but these could be speculative. all 1,202 news articles »
Overall reports say shooter started in a dormitory – went to at least two more buildings.
STATEMENT OF Virgina Tech:
Virginia Tech has closed today Monday, April 16, 2007. On Tuesday, April 17, classes will be canceled. The university will remain open for administrative operations.
There will be an additional university statement presented today at noon.
All students, faculty, and staff are required to stay where they are until police execute a planned evacuation. A phased closing will be in effect today; further information will be forthcoming as soon as police secure the campus.
Tomorrow, there will be a university convocation/ceremony at noon at Cassell Coliseum. The Inn at Virginia Tech has been designated as the site for parents to gather and obtain information.