At the time it was the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history, though by the time I wrote that article it had been surpassed by the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech
history, eclipsing the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech
university, which left 32 dead.
The head of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso spoke of his "deep shock and horror," Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sent a message to Obama in which she said she was "deeply shocked and saddened." Of all US campus shootings, the toll was second only to the 32 murders in the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech
. The latest number far exceeded the 15 killed in the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, which triggered a fierce but inconclusive debate about the United States' relaxed gun control laws.
The shooting was the United States' second-deadliest at a school, exceeded only by the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech
that resulted in the death of 33 people.
In 2007, 32 people's lives were snuffed out in a massacre at Virginia Tech
Roberta Clark, breast cancer program administrator for UAMS and president of the Central Arkansas Human Resource Association, learned firsthand what that means after she and several co-workers gathered around her computer monitor to watch live-streamed news reports following the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech
The law was prompted by the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech
, in which a student, Seung-Hui Cho, shot and killed 32 people before committing suicide.
The move stems from the April 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech
, in which a mentally ill student killed 32 people before killing himself.
LANCASTER - Memories of the shooting massacre at Virginia Tech
last April were front and center Thursday morning, as officials at Atlantic Union College (AUC) put the campus on lock down following a phoned in threat to the Seventh-day Adventist university.
But tonight's BBC2 documentary, Massacre At Virginia Tech
, reveals that there is no evidence he was ever persecuted.
While the massacre at Virginia Tech
encouraged safety evaluations and action at many universities around the country, the dangers posed by random acts of violence and potential crisis situations are certainly not limited to college campuses.