"He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt,'' said freshman Kimberly Forrest, 18. "I thought it was strange that a person was wearing a hoodie and a mask."Luckily police apprehended Omesh Hiraman before anything happened - a much better outcome than what happened at the Virginia Tech school shootings .Read Full Story
Kevin Su, an editor of the St Johns student newspaper, told press that students were ushered into buildings that were staffed with security guards and told to stay put. He said there was not much discussion of whether there were similarities between the incident Wednesday and the April 16 rampage on the campus of Virginia Tech , where a student gunman killed 32 people and then himself."I think it's basically on everyone's mind," Su said. "It doesn't need to be said outright."Read Full Story
Omesh Hiraman was arrested as a gunman on the St. John’s University campus. 22-year-old freshman Omesh Hiraman was carrying a handgun in a concealed bag.