UPDATES BELOW AS THEY HAPPEN
Last Update from MSNBC- 33 Dead Including Shooter. 901p EST
AP Now Reporting 31 People Dead. (per MSNBC) 2:27p EST
22 dead in Va. Tech shooting rampage
Suspect killed in campus carnage
Updated: 2 minutes ago
BLACKSBURG, Va. - At least 22 people were killed Monday in a shooting rampage on the Virginia Tech campus, police said. They said the gunman was among the dead.
In addition to those killed, officials said at least 28 people were wounded.
To those who say guns don't kill, people kill.
Maybe, but guns sure do make it easier to mow down 22 innocent college students at a time.
WHERE THE HELL ARE THE GUN CONTROL ACTIVISTS?
MSNBC saying there are sure to be more dead. Up to 30.
Gunman had at least two weapons with magazine clips. One was a 9mm. Extra clips stored in his jacket. Shooter was a young (20s) Asian male. First shootings about 715a EST, second shootings not until about 2 hours later. (?)
Alan Kim / The Roanoke Times via AP
(This info coming from a combination of MSNBC cable channel & website)
************UPDATE 3:19p EST****************
Various tidbits (not written in stone) from MSNBC. The shooter approached his ex or current girlfriend at her dorm in the am. Both girlfriend and Resident Advisor were shot.
AT 9ISH THE SCHOOL SENT OUT AN EMAIL ALERTING STUDENTS TO THE SHOOTING. (bad juju coming along here)
10ish shooter entered an Engineering building, went into a classroom and just randomly started shooting then left the room. When the shooter attempted to get back into the classroom, students held the door against him.
Fed sources saying shooter may have chained doors to keep victims in classrooms.
MSNBC saying 22 people hospitalized, 6 currently in surgery. 26k students at Va Tech. (huge school)
Prez Bush to speak re massacre
White House Reassures NRA Everything Peachy
A White House spokesman said President Bush was horrified by the rampage and offered his prayers to the victims and the people of Virginia.
"The president believes that there is a right for people to bear arms, but that all laws must be followed," spokeswoman Dana Perino said