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Shots Fired on Virginia College Campus (Gunman in custody)
Fox ^ | Dec 8, 2009

Posted on 12/08/2009 3:08:24 PM PST by RDTF

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - Prince William County Police say they have one man in custody on the Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge campus after shots were fired in a classroom. The campus was placed on emergency lockdown, but no injuries were reported.

According to investigators, they were notified around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday of a student who was armed with a gun on the campus. Officers responded to the scene, and the college was put on lockdown.

A Prince William County Police spokesperson says the gunman, who is a male student, went into a classroom and pointed a gun at a female teacher. The spokesperson says the teacher hit the floor when she saw the gun, and the gunman then fired shots, but no one was hit.

Witnesses told FOX 5 the shooting took place in a fourth-floor classroom.

No injuries were reported, and tactical teams are conducting a safety sweep of the entire campus.

Classes have been cancelled for the day and the campus has been closed, school officials say. All evening activities scheduled at the campus were also cancelled.

One student at the scene told FOX 5's Wisdom Martin that the student stood up in the classroom and said, 'I'm about to make history,' before pointing a gun at the teacher.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: communitycollege; gunman; nova; nvcc; princewilliamco; schoolshooting; teacher

1 posted on 12/08/2009 3:08:24 PM PST by RDTF
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To: RDTF

Is this another amish shooting??


2 posted on 12/08/2009 3:10:37 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: RDTF

Note to Everyone: Do not send you kids to any College in Virginia....


3 posted on 12/08/2009 3:11:01 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Sacajaweau

no, this is probably more urban issues than terror.


4 posted on 12/08/2009 3:11:41 PM PST by Perdogg (Sarah Palin-Jim DeMint 2012 - Liz Cheney for Sec of State - Duncan Hunter SecDef)
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To: Sacajaweau

>> Is this another amish shooting?? <<

If it is you know they won’t publish the name for a few days and only then will we find out their name was Ezekiel....


5 posted on 12/08/2009 3:11:47 PM PST by GraceG
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To: RDTF
The only people who have guns on campus' are the criminals.
How dare a criminal break the law!
6 posted on 12/08/2009 3:12:26 PM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: RDTF

Heh- this happened in my town. I heard about it on the way home from work.


7 posted on 12/08/2009 3:20:30 PM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: RDTF

So how is that campus gun ban working out for you VA?


8 posted on 12/08/2009 3:27:36 PM PST by Dem Guard
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To: GraceG
Note to Everyone: Do not send you kids to any College in Virginia....

Could we exempt Christendom College and Regent University? They are both very pro-gun, pro-values.
9 posted on 12/08/2009 3:38:55 PM PST by Dr. Sivana
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To: Dem Guard

I’ve consulted down there, but haven’t had the wife down because the area just isn’t safe.

And that’s with the .40 S&W USPc on the right hip with a CCW.


10 posted on 12/08/2009 3:39:30 PM PST by benewton (Life sucks, then you die)
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To: RDTF

Lucky that the guy decided not to kill anybody. Dropping on the floor works sometimes to avoid the 1st shot, but it doesn’t help much if the gunman walks around the desk and shoots you point-blank.

I’m wondering if someone intervened, and we haven’t heard that part of the story. The guy has been arrested, and I’d love to know how.


11 posted on 12/08/2009 3:48:13 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Dr. Sivana

>> Note to Everyone: Do not send you kids to any College in Virginia....

Could we exempt Christendom College and Regent University? They are both very pro-gun, pro-values. <<

Okay, well any college in Virgina with Virginia in the name....


12 posted on 12/08/2009 3:53:03 PM PST by GraceG
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To: GraceG

“Note to Everyone: Do not send you kids to any College in Virginia....”

Yes ! Please !


13 posted on 12/08/2009 3:57:32 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA

;^)


14 posted on 12/08/2009 3:59:35 PM PST by HokieMom (Pacepa : Can the U.S. afford a president who can't recognize anti-Americanism?)
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To: GraceG
Note to Everyone: Do not send you kids to any College in Virginia....

Yeah, because your education was that much better...

15 posted on 12/08/2009 4:02:53 PM PST by Charles H. (The_r0nin) (Hwaet! Lar bith maest hord, sothlice!)
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To: Dr. Sivana

As is Hampden Sydney.


16 posted on 12/08/2009 4:09:54 PM PST by kalee (01/20/13 The end of an error.... Obama even worse than Carter.)
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To: GraceG
Note to Everyone: Do not send you kids to any College in Virginia....

I think perhaps VMI would be safe enough. :)

17 posted on 12/08/2009 4:10:36 PM PST by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
Lucky that the guy decided not to kill anybody. Dropping on the floor works sometimes to avoid the 1st shot, but it doesn’t help much if the gunman walks around the desk and shoots you point-blank.

It would if you then were able to fill his ash with lead. But of course, that would not be politically correct. At a Virginia College or an Army post.

18 posted on 12/08/2009 4:13:29 PM PST by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: benewton

I thought after the VT incident they still opposed guns on campus.


19 posted on 12/08/2009 4:25:53 PM PST by Dem Guard
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To: RDTF

There's just something creepy about this guy's eyes.

20 posted on 12/08/2009 5:41:39 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is fading.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Jason Hamilton...from Manassas, VA. Upper middle class family.


21 posted on 12/08/2009 8:08:53 PM PST by RDTF (How can you have a terrorist sympathizer counseling soldiers coming back from killing terrorists??)
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To: RDTF

Some details here...

http://www2.insidenova.com/isn/news/local/woodbridge/article/police_investigate_possible_gun_shot_at_nova-woodbridge_campus/48414/


22 posted on 12/08/2009 11:54:13 PM PST by deks
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To: deks

Still angry looking when they took his pic. I wonder what his perceived beef with the class or instructor was? Or is he off his medication?


23 posted on 12/09/2009 12:00:53 AM PST by Knitting A Conundrum (Without the Constitution, there is no America!)
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