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Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Tragic Day as Gunman Kills at least 32 at Virginia Tech

This is being reported as the
Worst Shooting in American History
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Read what’s being reported on this terrible developing story at links below:

>>> NBC12.com is on top of this story that goes in part like this... Police at Virginia Tech say that at least 22 people were killed in two shootings today in a dormitory and a classroom... The gunman is among those dead... Virginia Tech Police Chief Wendell Flinchum said that one person was killed in the first shooting, just after 7 a.m., at West Ambler Johnston Hall, a huge dormitory. Flinchum said 20 more people were killed in a later shooting at Norris Hall, an academic building...
Read the rest here......
(This link has live video and more)

>>> FoxNews.com...
Police: At Least 32 Dead After Virginia Tech University Shooting
(This link has video/photos and more)

>>> CNN.com
Virginia Tech Rampage
(This link also has video/photos and more)

Above links should update as needed...
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* UPDATE 7:45pm CDT:
Chicago Sun-Times
website is reporting the following... Authorities were investigating whether the gunman who killed 32 people on the Virginia Tech campus in the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history was a Chinese man who arrived in the United States last year on a student visa... The 24-year-old man arrived in San Francisco on United Airlines on Aug. 7 on a visa issued in Shanghai, the source said. Investigators have not linked him to any terrorist groups...
And there is more from the Chicago Sun-Times below...

Gunman kills 32 at Virginia Tech before being killed
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*** In the Blogs ***
>>> Beth at Blue Star Chronicles...

Multiple Fatalities in Virginia Tech University Shootings
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>>> Shaun Mullen at The Moderate Voice...
Another Tragically Predictable Tragedy?

>>> Pamela at Atlas Shrugs...
Mass Murder by Lone Gunman at VA Tech
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims... their families and friends.
This is a tragic day for America...
AubreyJ.........

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I’ll end this post by saying it is now reported, (Tuesday April 17, 2007) that the alleged shooter has been identified as Cho Seung-hui... a 23-year-old English Major from South Korea.

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