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16/04/2007 Virginia Tech massacre

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Virginia Tech Shootings (CBS News)

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Heidi Miller was in a classroom in Norris Hall at Virginia Tech University in 2007, when gunman Seun

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Virginia Tech Shooting - 2007 | Today In History | 16 Apr 17

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Eye To Eye: Lucinda Roy On Va. Tech Shooter (CBS News)

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.
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