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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Student Alec Calhoun told the Guardian (United Kingdom) that Librescu's bravery gave him the time needed to escape.
Alec Calhoun, 20, was in Librescu's solid mechanics class in room 204 of Virginia Tech's Norris Hall when Cho's slaughter began in room 206 next door.
By blocking the door with his body he saved all the students who were in the classroom." Alec Calhoun, 20, was one of those who fled from room 204 at Virginia Tech University.