Virginia Tech reports shots fired on campus (USAToday)

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  1. Drew Wilson

    Drew Wilson AKA IceCube Staff Member Moderator Contributor

    Virginia Tech reports shots fired on campus.

    Update at 1:02 p.m. ET: The university says shots were reported near a campus parking lot and tells students to stay inside.

    Update at 12:48 p.m. ET: The Virginia Tech website says the shooting suspect is described as white male, with gray sweat pants, gray hat, with neon green brim, maroon hjoodie and backpack. The report says the suspect is on foot walking toward the McComas building.

    The university, located in Blacksburg, Va., has issued a security alert and asked students with information to call 911.

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  2. evilmegaman

    evilmegaman ZP Superhero Established Member

    holy shit?! Why?!??! why at virginia tech?!!?
     
  3. bcwar

    bcwar Member

    wow ... must be something in the water ...

    why is right ... where are they getting these students from???
     
  4. Drew Wilson

    Drew Wilson AKA IceCube Staff Member Moderator Contributor

    Two killed on Virginia Tech campus

    A police officer is one of those who have been killed

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    UPDATED 3:55 p.m.: The Montgomery County Public School system is going to start releasing students.

    Here is the release schedule:

    "Schools in Motngomery County have started students dismissal following all reasonable safety precautions. Middle and high schools will dismiss first, followed by elementary schools once the secondary bus runs are complete. For students who ride the bus, parents across all grade levels should expect transportation delays of 60-90 minutes later than their student’s usual bus arrival time. For those who wish to pick up their students, schools within the Town of Blacksburg dismiss once police presence has arrived to the school location. Parents at all other school locations may now begin to pick up their students in an orderly manner. Bus transportation will continue for all schools with a 60-90 minute delay expected."

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  5. YWD67

    YWD67 YOUR WATCH DOG 67 Established Member

    [h=1]Virginia Tech shootings: Authorities believe gunman is second victim, alert to be lifted soon[/h]</HEADER>By msnbc.com staff and NBC News
    Updated at 4:25 p.m. ET: Virginia Tech officials say a weapon was found near the body of the second person who was killed on campus.
    Original post: Law enforcement officials tell NBC News they believe the second shooting victim at Virginia Tech University was the man who shot and killed the campus police officer.
    NBC's Pete Williams reports that authorities say they're awaiting final confirmation but that they believe the campuswide alert for a gunman at large will soon be canceled.
     
  6. YWD67

    YWD67 YOUR WATCH DOG 67 Established Member

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