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Virginia Tech shooting
On April 16, 2007, a school shooting occurred at West Ambler Johnston Hall and Norris Hall at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and …
On April 16, 2007, a school shooting occurred at West Ambler Johnston Hall and Norris Hall at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, in Blacksburg, Virginia. Seung-Hui Cho, an undergraduate student at the university and a U.S. resident of South Korean origin, shot 49 people on campus with two semi-automatic pistols, killing 32 and wounding 17. Several other victims were injured jumping from windows to escape Cho. As police stormed Norris Hall to find and arrest Cho, he shot himself in the head with a pistol, and died instantly.
- Date: Apr 16, 2007
- Fatalities: 33
- Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.
- Target: Students and faculty at Virginia Tech
- Attack type: School shooting, mass murder, murder–suicide
- Deaths: 33 (including the perpetrator)
Data from: Wikipedia
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