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Offline imref

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shooting at Virginia Tech
« Topic Start: December 08, 2011, 01:46:27 PM »
CNN is reporting a police officer has been shot, along with one other person.  The campus is on lock-down.

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #1: December 08, 2011, 01:55:46 PM »
Oh man ... not again ... :(

Offline imref

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« Reply #2: December 08, 2011, 01:58:03 PM »
police officer and one other person killed, reports are that that officer stopped a car and the shooting started.  Here's the tech campus newspaper's twitter feed:

https://twitter.com/#!/CollegiateTimes

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #3: December 08, 2011, 02:25:40 PM »
Doesn't surprise me. I'd feel safer in Washington D.C during the late 80's than in that hell hole.

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #4: December 08, 2011, 02:57:04 PM »
Doesn't surprise me. I'd feel safer in Washington D.C during the late 80's than in that hell hole.

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #5: December 08, 2011, 03:28:47 PM »
there's a report that this may be connected to a robbery of a real estate office at Radford.

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #6: December 08, 2011, 03:35:46 PM »
The scariest thing that happened when I lived in Bleaksburg was Sharkey's being out of Jack Daniels.  I leave and the next week all hell breaks loose.

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #7: December 08, 2011, 04:14:37 PM »
The scariest thing that happened when I lived in Bleaksburg was Sharkey's being out of Jack Daniels.  I leave and the next week all hell breaks loose.

So you have the perfect alibi?  :lol:

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #8: December 08, 2011, 04:23:18 PM »
Didn't a foreign grad student saw off another student's head in the caf a while back?

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #9: December 08, 2011, 04:29:19 PM »
Didn't a foreign grad student saw off another student's head in the caf a while back?

That back story to that is beyond bizarre, I'll have to tell you about it next we meet up IRL. 

So you have the perfect alibi?  :lol:

In Blacksburg I've always got an alibi.  :P

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #10: December 08, 2011, 04:45:08 PM »
Great. It's my boy's first choice of Engineering schools.

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #11: December 08, 2011, 04:49:15 PM »
Great. It's my boy's first choice of Engineering schools.

It he's willing to work his ass off and really read to do engineering work (i.e. work his ass off) send him down to Blacksburg; he's got to be ready to work like a dog though.  Blacksburg is a great, great town that's had four unfortunate events take place over the past five years.  Four bad incidents in over almost 140 years of existence isn't bad.  Hell, it's better than what happened to those American Studies majors at Yale back in the mid-90s...

Offline CALSGR8

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #12: December 08, 2011, 05:59:37 PM »
Campus was alerted and is on lockdown.  Altbough the person is still looze; no one else os hurt!

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Re: shooting at Virginia Tech
« Reply #13: December 08, 2011, 06:10:50 PM »
Sounds like the second person who was killed was the shooter.