Found December 09, 2011 on Lions Blog:
A gunman killed a Virginia Tech police officer Thursday at a campus parking lot and then apparently fatally shot himself nearby, a baffling attack that shook the school nearly five years after it was the scene of the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history.

Shots reportedly fired at Virginia Tech

A police officer at Virginia Tech was fatally shot Thursday, the campus' Collegiate Times newspaper reported. A potential second victim was reported in a large campus parking lot nearby, the school said. Students were warned to stay indoors and secure in place while the suspect remained at large. The initial shots were reportedly fired in the parking lot of Cassell Coliseum...

Shooting at Virginia Tech Campus; News Spreads on Social Media

The Virginia Tech campus, scene of a horrific shooting back in 2007, reported that shots were fired on campus again Thursday at 1 p.m. ET. USA Today was the first major outlet to tweet the story to its nearly 205,200 followers. Other media quickly followed suit, and news about the shooting has been spreading over Twitter for the past several hours. As of 2:20 p.m. ET, campus...

Baron's strong to the Hokies

BRENTWOOD, Tn. - Baron Woody just lets his actions do the talking for him most of the time. He is a quiet young man committed to Virginia Tech and he talks about the Hokies here with Scout.

Virginia Tech Shooting: Lockdown After Two Killed, Including a Police Officer

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Motive is a mystery in Virginia Tech murder-suicide

Ross Truett Ashley, a part-time student at a nearby college, shot a campus officer sitting in his patrol car then fled. After being spotted during a manhunt, he killed himself.The motive behind a puzzling murder-suicide on the campus of Virginia Tech was still unknown Friday, as investigators continued to piece together why Ross Truett Ashley, a 22-year-old student at a nearby college...

Michigan once recruited Virginia Tech star RB David Wilson

Given his proximity to Blacksburg, Va., growing up, David Wilson was not a surprise recruit for Virginia Tech. The No. 4 running back by in the 2009 class, Wilson was raised about 2 1/2 hours from Blacksburg, in Danville, Va. But star recruits are in demand nationally, and when Wilson got a scholarship offer from Michigan, he gave it a brief thought.

Virginia Tech says shots were reported near campus parking lot, tells students to stay inside

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Tech says gunshots have been reported on campus, and authorities are seeking a suspect.

Slain police officer was an Army vet

Gunfire AT VIRGINIA TECH The police officer who was gunned down Thursday in a baffling attack in a parking lot at Virginia Tech was a 39-year-old Army veteran and father of five. 4A PAYROLL TAX CUT DEBATE
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