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Police Officer Shot on Virginia Tech's Campus, Gunman Sought
Fox News ^ | 12/8/11 | Unspecified

Posted on 12/08/2011 11:12:12 AM PST by exbrit

BLACKSBURG, Va. – DEVELOPING: A police officer was reportedly shot to death Thursday on Virginia Tech's campus. The university's Collegiate Times newspaper reported the fatality at about 1:30 p.m. A potential second victim has been reported at a campus parking lot, the university announced on its website. The suspect, according to the posting, is described as a white male wearing gray sweatpants and a gray hat with a neon green brim. He was believed to traveling on foot near McComas Hall, a campus gym.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/12/08/shots-fired-at-virginia-techs-campus-gunman-sought/?test=latestnews#ixzz1fyIBeaLv

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: leo; officerdown; terrorism; vatech; virginia

1 posted on 12/08/2011 11:12:17 AM PST by exbrit
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To: exbrit

Other reports are saying the gunman has surrendered to polilce.


2 posted on 12/08/2011 11:13:23 AM PST by circlecity
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To: exbrit

On Fox News TV now, 2 people have been killed, one was a police officer


3 posted on 12/08/2011 11:13:26 AM PST by exbrit
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To: exbrit

Prayers for the families of those killed.
Prayers for those injured.

I hope they get this nut soon.

People like this when they perceived a problem should first put the guns to their own heads and fire rather than to start taking other people out.


4 posted on 12/08/2011 11:18:22 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: exbrit

Didn’t the shooter know that VTech is a no guns campus?


5 posted on 12/08/2011 11:22:17 AM PST by AU72
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To: exbrit

Isn’t there an “Occupy” area at Virginia Tech? If only 1 Policeman was shot, could the shooter have come from that group? They are not big fans of the police. Just speculating....


6 posted on 12/08/2011 11:23:31 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: exbrit

Officer killed during a traffic stop on campus ....

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/wdbj7-report-of-a-shooting-on-virginia-tech-campus-20111208,0,1328529.story


7 posted on 12/08/2011 11:25:35 AM PST by MissMagnolia (Four letter word for Obama: LIAR)
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To: exbrit

What is it about this place? The Gateway to Hell?


8 posted on 12/08/2011 11:29:49 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: circlecity

I live very, close to VA Tech. The local news as early as 5 minutes ago was still asking for anyone who sees the shooter or has information about him to please call Blacksburg police.

The officer killed had only pulled a driver over for a minor traffic violation. The shooter fled and the 2nd deceased victim was found in a parking lot called The Cage. Local bloggers are assuming the shooter took someone else’s vehicle...so who knows where the killer is @ this time.

Also..just heard a live report on WFNR radio locally that they are bringing sniffer dogs out and using a “cherry picker” so officers have a better sight of the area. This is so terrible. Many I know were working at Va Tech during the massacre. I am so sad this is happening now :(


10 posted on 12/08/2011 11:39:00 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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Amazing, the news is reporting it was a white male. Wow, usually if it is one of Holder’s people, one needs a divining rod to determine ethniticity.


11 posted on 12/08/2011 11:41:34 AM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: exbrit
As of 2:12pm local news states no one is in custody re: this murder of an officer and individual in a VA Tech parking area.
12 posted on 12/08/2011 11:41:51 AM PST by sevinufnine (Sevin - "If we do not fight when we know we can win, we'll have to fight when we know we will lose")
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To: exbrit

A stunning crime! But, maybe the criminal used one of Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” guns! That would at least perhaps be some positive aspect to this tragedy.


14 posted on 12/08/2011 11:59:21 AM PST by 2harddrive
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To: AU72
Didn’t the shooter know that VTech is a no guns campus?

I'm certain he knew. He would have gone somewhere else otherwise.

15 posted on 12/08/2011 12:06:47 PM PST by cizinec ("Brother, your best friend ain't your Momma, it's the Field Artillery.")
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To: 2harddrive
Maybe the criminal used one of Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” guns!

It is quite coincidental that Virgina Tech (high name recognition) has a cop killer shooting over a very minor traffic issue, a potential witness is also killed and the shooter has quite effectively vanished.

This occured just as the news is reporting Holder is getting his butt handed to him in the hearings for withholding subpoenaed emails that he (Eric) wrote and sent. He is being found, and is being told to his face he is lying and will be impeached. All on the record in front of the cameras.

Then, presto, "Cop Shot At Virgina Tech, Gunman On The Loose."

How lucky is that for Eric?

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16 posted on 12/08/2011 12:09:03 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: sevinufnine

Radio Reference has the radio traffic under New River Valley Public Safety.


17 posted on 12/08/2011 12:09:13 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: TLI

I’m not certain it was a shooting “over a very minor traffic issue”. I suspect we’ll discover there was a reason, such as an outstanding warrant, behind the shooting.


18 posted on 12/08/2011 12:14:45 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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VT calling it "routine."

But here is what is interesting.

“Shortly after 12 p.m. today, a Virginia Tech Police officer stopped a vehicle on campus during a routine traffic stop in the Coliseum parking lot

Witnesses reported to police the shooter fled on foot heading toward the Cage, a parking lot near Duck Pond Drive.

The guy is in a parking lot, gets stopped, shoots the cop/security guard, takes off on foot (leaves his vehicle), heads to another parking lot?

Kills another person (witness?) at that parking lot and vanishes.

Either this guy is pretty good OR all he did was steal the second victim's car. If so, he has already ditched it. The tipoff will be the ID of the first car. If it was stolen, this whole thing just took a BAD turn. If it is the shooters car then there is no connection.

VT shooting is pretty big news and has blown Holder and F&F right off the page, just as it is occurring.

Just like OWS did when Holder was in the hot seat before.

Just sayin...

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19 posted on 12/08/2011 12:41:40 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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Then, presto, "Cop Shot At Virgina Tech, Gunman On The Loose."

How lucky is that for Eric?

I see that you think along the same lines I do. Some of these shootings are set up by anti-gun dimwits. It has always seemed strange to me that when the dems are pushing certain types of gun laws, say for instance mail order firearms, that the type of gun in question is used in a crime, usually a quite large and bizarre event, such as assassinating a President, or shooting school children.

After confirming that fast and furious was totally manufactured in order to further more anti-gun laws can anyone doubt other events have been manufactured in the past and will continue to be manufactured in the future for the purpose of depriving us of our rights?

20 posted on 12/08/2011 4:46:59 PM PST by calex59
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Back during the Clinton era there was a fairly long string of either military or some government mental hospital nut-jobs going off and shooting up a group of folks.

One day there must have been a severe screwup as during yet another gun control push two of the nut-jobs went off in nearly identical manner.

Both had been treated in the mental hospital known for producing the nut-cases of that day (don’t recall the name),

Both used the same kind of handgun as I recall.

Both had the same story, they were driven nuts by the actions of of their x-wife’s divorce attorney.

And the kicker? They both popped their corks on the same exact day.

I think they cut back on the programing of mental patients after that, didn’t see much more of that after the “daily-double.”

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21 posted on 12/08/2011 7:08:06 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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