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1 Killed, 3 Hurt in Tennessee State U Shooting

Dispute began over a dice game, police say

(Newser) - One man was killed and three women were wounded in an on-campus shooting stemming from a fight over a dice game on the campus of Tennessee State University in Nashville, police said Friday. The 19-year-old who died in the Thursday night shooting wasn't enrolled at the school, police spokesman...

2 Shot at Texas University; Gunman on the Loose
2 Detained in Fatal Texas University Shooting

2 Detained in Fatal Texas University Shooting

1 dead, 1 wounded at Texas Southern University

(Newser) - A student was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police detained at least two people for questioning, authorities said. The university quickly went on lockdown after the shooting was reported around 11:30am in a parking lot...

Freshman in Custody After Deadly Shooting on Arizona Campus

One student at Northern Arizona University is dead and 3 wounded

(Newser) - An overnight shooting at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff has left one student dead and three others wounded. A freshman is in custody, and the school tweeted that the "situation is stabilized," with no lockdown in effect. Authorities say the shooting took place as a confrontation between two...

Gunman Killed After Opening Fire in FSU Library

3 wounded in library shooting

(Newser) - Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early today in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside fled or took cover in panic. According to university newspaper FS View , the gunman opened fire around 12:30am on the first floor of...

Student Fatally Shot at S. Carolina State; 1 Arrested

Motive remains unclear in death of Brandon Robinson

(Newser) - A student was shot and killed yesterday outside an on-campus dorm at South Carolina State University, and police say they've caught the suspected gunman off campus, reports AP . Brandon Robinson, 20, was shot outside a dorm about 1:30pm, reports the State , which lists him as a junior on...

Student Shot on Pa. University Campus

Widener students told to stay inside as cops hunt shooter

(Newser) - A gunman shot a college student sitting in the parking lot of Widener University's athletic center last night, but officials said the campus was secure, even as they warned students to remain inside as police searched for the shooter across the city of Chester, Pa. Police say the student...

Houston Shooting Blamed on Men Bumping Into Each Other

2 charged with aggravated assault

(Newser) - This week's shooting on a Houston-area college campus began after two men bumped into each other, court papers say. Wounded victim Jody Neal bumped into suspect Trey Foster, 22, who was on the Lone Star College campus with fellow suspect Carlton Berry, also 22. An argument began before the...

Boulder Students Can Pack Pistols This Term

Officials worried after court nixes campus gun ban

(Newser) - Students arriving for classes at the University of Colorado in Boulder this term could be packing more than pencils and books. Due to a state Supreme Court decision, students can now bring their guns to school. The court ruled that the university's ban on guns was unconstitutional. Weapons must...

False Alarm: Student's 'Rifle' Actually Umbrella

Rochester Institute of Technology lifts lockdown

(Newser) - Looks like the campus lockdown wasn't necessary after all. After a bus driver reported a gun-toting student at Rochester Institute of Technology, police rapidly directed students and staff to stay inside and bolt doors. But within an hour, officials had spoken to the student—a freshman photographer—to learn...

Police Identify Virginia Tech Gunman as Ross Truett Ashley, 22
 Police ID Virginia Tech Gunman 

Police ID Virginia Tech Gunman

Ross Truett Ashley, 22, attended nearby Radford University

(Newser) - A dean's list student who killed a Virginia Tech police officer had no ties to the university and did not know the patrolman, authorities said yesterday without offering a motive for a crime spree that spanned two days and ended in suicide. Ross Truett Ashley, 22, first drew authorities'...

Cop Shoots Gunman Near Berkeley Protests

Man shot in biz computer lab a half-mile from Occupy demonstration

(Newser) - As students and demonstrators began to gather at the University of California at Berkeley yesterday, a police officer shot an armed man inside a business computer lab on the other side of campus. Police say the suspect, who was taken to a local hospital for surgery, was shot after he...

Guns Now Allowed on Arizona Campuses

But bill was watered down to keep guns out of university buildings

(Newser) - Arizona's House yesterday approved a bill allowing people to have guns while walking or driving through state university and community college campuses, sending the measure to Jan Brewer for her signature. The Senate had already passed the controversial bill, but not before watering it down a bit, changing it to...

One Dead, 11 Injured in Frat House Shooting

Six students hurt, and 25-year-old student dead

(Newser) - A shooting at a fraternity house killed one student and injured 11 people, including six students, just north of the Youngstown State University campus, authorities say. The shooting happened during a party early today and no arrests have been made, but police say they have at least one suspect. The...

Va. Tech Could Lose Millions Over Shooting Response

Feds say school failed to issue 'timely' warning

(Newser) - The feds delivered a harsh rebuke to Virginia Tech yesterday, saying the school failed to issue a "timely" warning about a campus gunman in 2007 who eventually killed 32 people and himself, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch . As a result, the school could lose nearly $100 million in student financial...

Texas Cops ID Campus Shooter as Student, 19
 Texas Cops ID Campus  
 Shooter as Student, 19 
'showed no signs'

Texas Cops ID Campus Shooter as Student, 19

Sophomore Colton Tooley killed himself

(Newser) - The gunman who killed himself with an AK-47 at the University of Texas today has been identified as a 19-year-old sophomore at the school. Colton Tooley was a smart kid who "showed no signs at all, whatsover," a family spokesman tells the Austin American-Statesman . “He wouldn’t...

Shooting at Univ. of Texas; 1 Dead in Apparent Suicide

Police working to rule out possibility of second suspect

(Newser) - A ski mask-clad gunman toting an AK-47 opened fire on the University of Texas' Austin campus today before killing himself in a library, police say. No other victims have been reported. Police locked down the campus for several hours before giving the all clear, though the Austin American-Statesman says they...

Prof Accused in Rampage Attempts Suicide

Amy Bishop also charged with murder in brother's 1986 death

(Newser) - Amy Bishop attempted suicide early today, less than 2 days after learning she's been charged with first-degree murder in the 1986 death of her brother , reports WHNT of Huntsville , Ala. Bishop already faces three charges of capital murder in the February shooting rampage that took the lives of three of...

Students Fight University for Right to Pack Guns

Gun groups back Colorado activists battling firearm ban

(Newser) - A Colorado State University campus determined to stop shooting rampages by banning guns is meeting angry opposition from students who are determined to protect their right to pack firearms. Many claim that armed citizens are the best hope of stopping violence, according to T-shirts sprouting on the Fort Collins campus....

Amy Bishop Could Have Been Charged in '86 Shooting

DA looks at newly surfaced police files

(Newser) - Massachusetts police had probable cause to charge Amy Bishop after she shot her brother to death in 1986, the local DA says. Missing police files from the case finally turned up, and the DA says cops could have arrested Bishop on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and lesser...

Husband: Ala. Prof Went to Range Before Shooting

... but doesn't know where she got gun

(Newser) - The husband of an Alabama professor accused of fatally shooting three colleagues said today that the couple went to a shooting range near the Huntsville campus recently, but that he didn't know where she got the gun she used for practice. James Anderson's description of Amy Bishop's "normal" demeanor...

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