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Shots fired at Virginia Tech (AP: 33 dead, 15 wounded)
http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/story.php?relyear=2007&itemno=248 ^

Posted on 04/16/2007 7:14:16 AM PDT by LexHoskin

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To: Paved Paradise

I’d like to see a list of all the muslims who were troubled and went on a one man jihad in this country. The list is starting to get noticibly long, and it’s almost impossible to protect people from it.


101 posted on 04/16/2007 7:47:13 AM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: mvpel

Which proves the point that a person willing to commit murder is a person willing to violate all standing firearms laws. So firearms laws are no deterrent to murder.


102 posted on 04/16/2007 7:47:16 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Our first responsibility is to keep the power of the Presidency out of the hands of the Clintons.)
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To: AppyPappy

According to co-worker with scanner one shooter is down but there might be another. Triage set up at Holden with multiple victims coming out of Norris.


103 posted on 04/16/2007 7:47:44 AM PDT by gracesdad
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To: Paved Paradise

Not too many 6ft. tall Chinese or Japanese students.

Odds are it’s what we’re thinking.

Sadly.


104 posted on 04/16/2007 7:47:47 AM PDT by OldFriend
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

My nephew works on campus. Last year his step mother, an RN at Montgomery County Hospital was a witness during the escape of a prisoner and my nephew was an eyewitness to the murder committed on a bike trail near campus by that same guy. I hope he’s safley out of harm’s way.


105 posted on 04/16/2007 7:47:54 AM PDT by pgkdan (Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions - G.K. Chesterton)
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To: AmericanMade1776

Officials ordered the campus closed, the second time in less than a year the 26,000-student campus was shut because of a shooting.

In August 2006, the opening day of classes was canceled and the campus closed when an escaped jail inmate killed a hospital guard and a sheriff’s deputy involved in a massive manhunt just off the campus.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070416/ap_on_re_us/virginia_tech_shooting_6


106 posted on 04/16/2007 7:48:09 AM PDT by AmericanMade1776
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To: Oberon

RUMOR from Techsideline which is a sport site for VT:

My son was walking back from Robertson’s class and passing McBryde at
9:42am. 15 shots from a small handgun rang out in quick succession.
Then several shots sporadically after that. He was passing in front
of McBryde and the shots seemed to come from behind the Burress/McBryde


107 posted on 04/16/2007 7:48:11 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Oberon

6ft tall? I’ve worked with a lot of Asian people (Chinese, Korean AND Japanese). Now, there might be a very tall guy here or there but very unusual.


108 posted on 04/16/2007 7:48:24 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: pgkdan

It can be hard to be a witness to things like that. Prayers up.


109 posted on 04/16/2007 7:49:25 AM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: AppyPappy

Meanwhile, in the Roanoke Times’ newsroom, Christian Trejbal is jumping up and down yelling “SEE! I TOLD YOU SO!” Of course, somehow, I seriously doubt this “gunman” is listed on the Commonwealth’s CWP holder database, y’know?

Stay careful and keep your head down up there. I’ve got a friend who does networking for VT and I don’t know where his office is, so I’m a little worried.

}:-)4


110 posted on 04/16/2007 7:49:32 AM PDT by Moose4 (What's the difference between Mike Nifong and toast? Right about now, nothing.)
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To: popdonnelly
Which proves the point that a person willing to commit murder is a person willing to violate all standing firearms laws. So firearms laws are no deterrent to murder

As Larry the Cable Guy says:

If we blame "guns" for killing people, then I can blame my pencil for spelling mistakes.

111 posted on 04/16/2007 7:50:02 AM PDT by dawn53
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To: AmericanMade1776

The students are starting to communicate. It was a girlfriend situation according to witness.

Scanner: One girl shot in the leg. One man “in bad shape”


112 posted on 04/16/2007 7:50:12 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: OldFriend

That’s exactly what I was thinking. I’ve worked with many Asians. I worked for a Japanese company and also for a big company in their research dept. (lots of Chinese there). I came across a guy once that might’ve been close to 6ft tall. Very unusual though.

Not saying impossible, just not usual.


113 posted on 04/16/2007 7:50:32 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: AppyPappy

Prayers for you and your family, Appy!


114 posted on 04/16/2007 7:50:57 AM PDT by ohioWfan (PRAY for our President and our troops. NOW more than ever!!.)
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To: dawn53

Local Hospital just closed to new victims. That’s REALLY bad.


115 posted on 04/16/2007 7:51:00 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Paved Paradise
My friend and former boss married a 6-foot woman of CHINESE descent. It's not unheard of.

I'm surprised someone hasn't thought of the possibility that the "Asian" is a Indonesian or Malaysian.

116 posted on 04/16/2007 7:51:21 AM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Jesu, Jesu, Jesu, esto mihi Jesus" -St. Ralph Sherwin's last words at Tyburn)
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To: Paved Paradise
6ft tall? I’ve worked with a lot of Asian people (Chinese, Korean AND Japanese). Now, there might be a very tall guy here or there but very unusual.

Eugene Chung was the exception that proves the rule.

117 posted on 04/16/2007 7:51:30 AM PDT by Oberon (What does it take to make government shrink?)
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To: bert

ping.


118 posted on 04/16/2007 7:51:43 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: gracesdad
You are right, the dorm is coed, and one of the largest one on campus.

Actually spent the night there during Parent/Student orientation weekend. AS yOu get older it is hard to remember details.

119 posted on 04/16/2007 7:52:02 AM PDT by AmericanMade1776
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To: AppyPappy

MRH hospital is full, they are routing injured to other hospitals. Scanner
http://www.newrivervalleynews.com/content/view/7612/85/


120 posted on 04/16/2007 7:52:10 AM PDT by ArtyFO (I love to smoke cigars when I adjust artillery fire at the moonbat loonery.)
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To: AppyPappy

One of my top three expectations...


121 posted on 04/16/2007 7:52:42 AM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: AppyPappy

What the H? How could they close that fast? Are there that many victims?

“Heavenly Father, please help those who need you right now.”

We gotta keep praying people.


122 posted on 04/16/2007 7:52:44 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: AmericanMade1776

Terrible rumor making the rounds: 20 people shot. Gunman MAY be one of them.


123 posted on 04/16/2007 7:53:13 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Paved Paradise

Amen!


124 posted on 04/16/2007 7:53:16 AM PDT by ohioWfan (PRAY for our President and our troops. NOW more than ever!!.)
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To: Pyro7480

The point is not that it’s unheard of; just that it’s unlikely.


125 posted on 04/16/2007 7:53:28 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: CharlesWayneCT

(On topic) I hope they shoot that bastard in the gut.

(off topic) We crushed the Burger King that is up near Monteith during the 1984 Olympics. Russia boycotted the Olympics and Burger King gave away burgers, fries, and a soda whenever the USA won a gold/silver/bronze.


126 posted on 04/16/2007 7:53:29 AM PDT by ChiefJayStrongbow
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To: dawn53
If we blame "guns" for killing people, then I can blame my pencil for spelling mistakes.

It's also like "reporters" writing that the Big, Oppressive SUV slammed into the poor, defenseless sedan. Liberals love to give human traits to inanimate objects.
127 posted on 04/16/2007 7:54:05 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (The United States of America is the only country strong enough to go it alone.)
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To: AppyPappy

Dear Appy -

Please stay safe. God be with you and with all those hurt and their families.


128 posted on 04/16/2007 7:54:13 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: AppyPappy

Thank you Appy pappy, for that information, it is sad that this is happened, in some ways I am relieved it was not a radical muslim terrorist.


129 posted on 04/16/2007 7:54:19 AM PDT by AmericanMade1776
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To: Paved Paradise
What the H? How could they close that fast?

Montgomery Hospital is pretty limited. I guess most county hospitals can only take on so many trauma cases at one time.

130 posted on 04/16/2007 7:54:26 AM PDT by Oberon (What does it take to make government shrink?)
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To: Paved Paradise

Standard procedure after XX victims, part of the emergency plan.
Some stop receiving patients after very few (4-5) emergencies, as hard to believe as that may seem.
Idea is to re-route them where they can really be taken care of without overwhelming the staff.


131 posted on 04/16/2007 7:54:37 AM PDT by elpinta (Tagline temporarily out of service)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

List

http://carnageandculture.blogspot.com/2007/03/srdja-trifkovic-utah-shootings-and.html


132 posted on 04/16/2007 7:55:27 AM PDT by Velveeta
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To: elpinta

Makes me wonder what would happen in a more serious tragedy numberswise if they route people after only 4-5 victims.

It makes sense though to give them the best attention possible. I’d sure want that for my family.

Thanks for the info.


133 posted on 04/16/2007 7:56:27 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: Oberon

MRH is designed to take old people. It’s a really nice facility but not a great ER. They are diverting to Radford which is newer.

A whole pile of State Police just went by the building from the police station.


134 posted on 04/16/2007 7:56:39 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: ChiefJayStrongbow
We crushed the Burger King that is up near Monteith during the 1984 Olympics.

I remember the Monteith girls used to call it "the Burger Thing."

135 posted on 04/16/2007 7:56:39 AM PDT by Oberon (What does it take to make government shrink?)
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To: AppyPappy

It does sound like many, many people shot. They’re still sending rescue from Pulaski.


136 posted on 04/16/2007 7:56:43 AM PDT by gracesdad
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To: elpinta; Oberon
I'm sure they are being taken to a trauma center.

There are very specific procedures followed by hospitals in case of massive casualites..........especially since 9/11.

The victims will get better care by being taken to an appropriately equipped medical center.

137 posted on 04/16/2007 7:57:13 AM PDT by ohioWfan (PRAY for our President and our troops. NOW more than ever!!.)
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To: Oberon

Another shooting near us. At the Tennis Courts


138 posted on 04/16/2007 7:57:14 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Paved Paradise

Another shooting by tennis courts per Scanner


139 posted on 04/16/2007 7:57:20 AM PDT by Danae (Anail nathrach, orth' bhais's bethad, do chel denmha)
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To: Velveeta

Thanks!


140 posted on 04/16/2007 7:57:46 AM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum (Act Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly With God Micah 6:8)
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To: AppyPappy; Oberon

Thanks for the facts. BTW, where is this school located exactly? I’m not familiar with Virginia at all.


141 posted on 04/16/2007 7:57:55 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: ohioWfan

There are woods behind us. He may have been heading there. I wonder if they got the gunman.


142 posted on 04/16/2007 7:58:01 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: AppyPappy

Still a single gunman??


143 posted on 04/16/2007 7:58:27 AM PDT by ohioWfan (PRAY for our President and our troops. NOW more than ever!!.)
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To: Knitting A Conundrum

You’re most welcome.


144 posted on 04/16/2007 7:58:29 AM PDT by Velveeta
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To: Danae

How can this be just one shooter?


145 posted on 04/16/2007 7:58:32 AM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: Danae

They are checking that report.


146 posted on 04/16/2007 7:58:38 AM PDT by Danae (Anail nathrach, orth' bhais's bethad, do chel denmha)
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To: Velveeta

147 posted on 04/16/2007 7:58:50 AM PDT by Canali
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To: AppyPappy

CNN is saying 1 dead, 1 wounded and 1 in custody.


148 posted on 04/16/2007 7:59:01 AM PDT by Types_with_Fist (I'm on FReep so often that when I read an article at another site I scroll down for the comments.)
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To: AppyPappy

Praying they get him quickly!!


149 posted on 04/16/2007 7:59:15 AM PDT by ohioWfan (PRAY for our President and our troops. NOW more than ever!!.)
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To: Paved Paradise

Virginia Tech is in Blacksburg in SW Virginia. West of Roanoke.


150 posted on 04/16/2007 7:59:38 AM PDT by Corin Stormhands (http://wardsmythe.com)
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