Virginia Tech Panel Meeting

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A panel studying the shootings at Virginia Tech held its first public meeting yesterday (Thursday) with Gov. Timothy M. Kaine.  The panel will seek out details about the gunman, how the events unfolded, and how the state and other agencies responded. It is an eight-member commission, appointed by Gov Kaine, and led by retired State Police Superintendent W. Gerald Massengill.Read Full Story

Cho Seung Hui sent package to NBC News between shootings

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At 9am Cho sent a package of video and pictures to NBC News.  The material shows Cho, the gunman in the Virginia Tech school shootings, holding a knife, hammer, and bullets - as well as pointing his gun at the camera.  “This may be a very new, critical component of this investigation,” said Col. Steven Flaherty, superintendent of Virginia State Police, the lead agency investigating the shootings.  “We’re in the process right now of attempting to analyze and evaluate its worth.”Investigators...Read Full Story

Cho Seung-hui named as the Virginia Tech gunman

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Cho Seung-hui was identified as the gunman in the Virginia Tech school shootings. Over 30 people were killed in the shootings, mostly occuring at Norris Hall on the Virginia Tech campus. Seung hui was 23 years old and was a senior at Virginia Tech. He was an english major.He killed himself at the end of the shootings.Virginia Tech University spokesman Larry Hinker called Cho Seung hui a "loner" and said Virginia Tech officials were having a hard time finding information about Cho.It appears...Read Full Story

Description of the Virginia Tech gunman

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A student named Trey Perkins told The Washington Post that the Virginia Tech gunman barged into his classroom at about 9:50 a.m. and opened fire. The gunman first shot the professor in the head and then fired on the students, Trey Perkins told the reporter. The gunman was about 19 years old and had a "very serious but very calm look on his face," according to Perkins.Read Full Story

Virginia Tech gunman took his own life

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Virginia Tech President Steger said that just as police officers reached the second floor of Norris Hall in response to 911 calls about the shootings, the gunshots stopped.  The gunman was found dead. Police Chief Flinchum said the gunman took his own life.Read Full Story