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.

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Kamryn M.
Kay M.3 years ago

so sad

Carole R.
Carole R.3 years ago

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

Marie Therese Hanulak

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

Maurice Simoens
Maurice Simoens3 years ago

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

Lynne B.
Lynne Buckley3 years ago

Very disturbing and tragic

Norma V.
Norma Villarreal3 years ago

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

Erika Miller
Erika M.3 years ago


Britin J.
Past Member 3 years ago

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