Virginia Tech Massacre

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A shooting that occurred on April 16, 2007, on the campus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, in two separate attacks, two hours apart, in which the perpetrator, Seung-Hui Cho, a mentally ill student, killed 32 people and wounded many others before committing suicide
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Such questions will have to be answered before anyone can get paid, according to Kenneth Feinberg, the Washington attorney who administered funds set up after 9/11 and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Put in place after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, the policy only allows the use of frangible ammunition, which is designed to prevent ricochet by breaking apart when it hits hard surfaces.
Dianne Feinstein of California and Chuck Schumer of New York, as well as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, inundated morning news shows over the weekend in the wake of the Newtown massacre, the second-deadliest school shooting in recent history following the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Although fiction, it comes after the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, where two teens killed 12 students and a teacher before committing suicide and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, where an undergraduate with mental health problems shot 32 people to death, then killed himself.
Participants debated the value of allowing concealed weapons on campus, a measure supported by the National Rifle Association after the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.
Dozens of members of the Santa Clara University community will participate in a daybreak tribute to those who lost their lives in the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings.