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Another Virginia Tech Shooting: Police Officer Down, Suspect at Large

Another Virginia Tech Shooting: Police Officer Down, Suspect at Large

 

A gunman opened fire around noon today at the Virginia Tech Campus. The university reported that a police officer and another victim had been shot and killed.

The suspect is described as a white male wearing grey sweat pants, a grey hat with neon green brim, a maroon hoodie and a backpack. The university went into a a lock down and advised people to stay indoors in a secure place. The status and location of the shooter is currently unknown.

According to the Washington Post, the university has one of the most advanced security alert systems in the country. It was installed after the campus shooting in 2007 that left 32 people dead.  CNN reported that FBI agents have been dispatched to the campus.

For more updated information, click here.

 

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8:42PM PST on Dec 9, 2011

so sad

6:51PM PST on Dec 9, 2011

So sad. Those affected by this tragedy are in my thoughts and prayers.

2:23PM PST on Dec 9, 2011

I hope the sicko is apprehended before he kills more people.

8:28AM PST on Dec 9, 2011

the killer for sure member of tea party,like the shooting on gifford,ban guns in the whole world

8:14AM PST on Dec 9, 2011

Very disturbing and tragic

4:28AM PST on Dec 9, 2011

Tragic.....prayers and light for those involved and affected.

11:55AM PST on Dec 8, 2011

SAD.

11:29AM PST on Dec 8, 2011

Sad, sending out love and light to those affected...

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