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