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superconnected Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 05:06 PM
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2 Ph.D students killed on LSU campus
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BATON ROUGE, La. - Police searched for suspects Friday in the shooting deaths of two Louisiana State University students, and unlike other schools in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre, administrators decided against locking down the campus.

Police patrols were increased on the 30,000-student campus, and students were urged to be cautious as they wrapped up final exams and headed home for the Christmas break. But LSU Chancellor Sean O'Keefe said police chose not to blockade the campus or reschedule the tests after determining the two Ph.D. students from India were slain in an isolated home invasion.

The victims were found late Thursday after being shot in the head inside an apartment complex for married and graduate students. One was tied up with a computer cable.

The decision to keep campus open and let traffic and people move freely was in sharp contrast to the responses at other colleges to reports of gunfire after the Virginia Tech shootings in April.


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