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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-16-07 10:28 AM
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23. One reported dead, several injured in Virginia Tech shootings
One reported dead, several injured in Virginia Tech shootings
POSTED: 11:23 a.m. EDT, April 16, 2007
Story Highlights NEW: University reports two shootings; AP reports at least 7-8 total casualties
University reporting that a suspected shooter is in custody
AP: 1 dead, 1 wounded in first reported shooting on Virginia Tech campus
Student describes situation as "mayhem"; says 2 students jumped from window

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(CNN) -- One person was killed and several were wounded in two shootings on the Virginia Tech university campus in Blacksburg on Monday, The Associated Press and the university reported.

The AP reported that one person was killed and one wounded in a shooting at a dormitory. Another shooting at Norris Hall, an engineering building, resulted in multiple casualties, the university reported.

There were seven or eight total casualties in the two incidents, AP reported.

"Police have one shooter in custody, and as part of routine police procedure they continue to search for a second shooter," the university said in a written statement.

The first reported shooting occurred at West Ambler Johnston Hall, a co-ed dormitory that houses 895 students. The dormitory, one of the largest residence halls on campus, is located near the drill field and stadium.

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