Skip to comments.Shots fired at Virginia Tech (AP: 33 dead, 15 wounded)
Posted on 04/16/2007 7:14:16 AM PDT by LexHoskin
Gunman on Campus; Stay inside your building, away from windows; Shooting incident at West Ambler Johnston Hall
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32 confirmed dead by NBC feed room account, 3 in critical condition at Roanoke Carilion hospital.
LOLOLOL>...Katie and Hillary BOTH just feel like they have to get their fat faces into everything.
I am surprised Hillary didn’t leave her meeting with the Rutgers basketball team to go to this...
think about columbine though....those kids didn’t have a middle east connection. if it isn’t terror, and i don’t think it was, this guy has probably had a huge chip on his shoulder for a long time. all it took was someone to set off the final explosion and he took it out on everyone. it is so tragic.
maybe the reason why they are waiting to ID him is to finish the process of notifying his family, etc.
The American Revolution (Started with Paul Revere's Ride: April 18-19 April 1775)
The Bosnian War began in the first days of April, 1992 The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake (April 18, 1906)
Chernobyl nuclear accident (April 26, 1986)
The 1992 Los Angeles Riots after the Rodney King verdict (April 29, 1992)
Yep. I became ominously aware that April was a bad month several years ago.
You MIGHT be able to do that at a very small school that isn't actually inside a town. But at Virginia Tech, for example, the campus is 2600 acres, with over 25,000 undergrads and thousands more grad students, faculty, and staff. It sprawls over a huge area, right up against downtown Blacksburg on one side and out into open country on the other. Important streets and highways (including US 460, the main highway that connects Blacksburg to Interstate 81) run adjacent to or through campus. There's no way you can secure that without turning it into either a prison or an Army base.
Copycat of the Amish massacre?
Not only did I get through, but sure enough, the first listed article that mentions women is waaaay down at #8, and not-at-all-ironically titled "Women in Islam, A brief article".
She cancelled the Rutgers meeting due to bad weather in NJ
Now *that’s* funny!!!!!
True, but it's not a ridiculous sequence of events given the timeline. There was a two hour gap between the dorm shootings and the classroom shootings. I suspect he went home during that time. Not hard to imagine the following:
1. Boyfriend gets angry at girlfriend for whatever reason, shoots and kills her.
2. Rushes out of the dorm, shooting at those who come to investigate.
3. Gets away before police arrive. He did not barricade himself at this time.
4. Goes home and, angry and thinking his life is over, grabs his guns and ammo and heads back to the classrooms, to go out in a blaze of glory.
Yep, right when I had to file my first tax return.
Thanks Cindy...you are GOOD.
More likely they’ve all been told NOT to ask the right questions.
Precisely. There is way more going on here.
“Wars that started/ended in April include:”
Isn’t that why the month before is called March?
Life gets curiouser and curiouser . . .
in increasingly dreadful and predictable ways . . .
Almost on schedule.
or is that . . . on schedule.
do you mean Bill Sammon by any chance?
So very true. I'm guessing he easily shot twice as many rounds as targets hit. A kid his age away at college just doesn't typically have that kind of hardware just laying around the house, so to speak. I'd say this required several days of preparation and cold calculated planning. He had to have bought several boxes of ammunition, I hadn't heard that he was wearing a vest, but he would have had to have purchased that too. In Blacksburg VA you don't just run out to the NRV Mall and pick up a vest. He had to buy several magazines to have loaded up for the attack, and I wonder where/how he got the weapons. This entire thing has premeditation written all over it.
Yes, I did but it was on a radio station as I ran up on an errand. When they came back from an advert, “Trey” was gone and some other kid was on. They didn’t reconnect with “Trey.”
I thought it may have been because the kid was doing non-stop interviews around the country.
DC Channel 4 (NBC) said this just in... police have not ID’d the shooter, are having difficulty, can’t get fingerprints (that’s what the head said, but I think he meant no prints on file anywhere), had no ID on himself, and was not carrying a cellphone.
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