Monday, April 16, 2007

FLASH! At least 20 dead in campus shootings - CNN.com

Update 6:30 PM CDT: Va Kappa Chapter President Chandler Givins reports all SigEp members are accounted for and are unharmed. VA Kappa chapter web site has been updated.

Update 4:30 PM CDT: Va Tech Press conference reports a total of 33 deaths, including the shooter. Investigation is ongoing.
Link to VA Kappa chapter web site has been updated with a statement from the chapter president.

Update 3:00 PM CDT: CNN reports 32 dead, including the shooter. President Bush makes public statment of sorrow and pledges administration support for investigation.

Update 1:30 PM CDT: CNN reports 31 dead, 29 wounded.No news yet on status of individual members.

Update 11:51 CDT: CNN reports 22 dead. Comparing it to Columbine and Chas. Whitman at U of Texas in '64.

I don't know what is happening here, but it looks ugly. Anyone on scene please comment.
The Virginia Tech Police Chief said at least 20 people were killed in twin shootings on the Blacksburg campus Monday morning.

"Some victims were shot in a classroom," Chief Wendell Flinchum said, adding that the gunman was dead.

President Charles Steger called the shootings "a tragedy of monumental proportions."
Chief: At least 20 dead in campus shootings - CNN.com