The Virginia Tech massacre was a university shooting on April 16, 2007 on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. A gunman killed 32 people and injured another 29 before committing suicide, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
The shooter was identified as 23-year-old Cho Seung-hui , a South Korean national living in Virginia as a permanent resident.Cho's motives for the killings remain unclear.
When police investigated Cho's dorm, they found a paper describing how his life was hell and his plan of suicide. In it he laid out a list of grievances including "rich kids" or "debauchery" and "deceitful charlatans" on campus. Another sentence in the paper read "you caused me to do this."
Lucinda Roy, Cho's former creative writing professor says she was disturbed by the student's behavior and writing to the point of warning campus police and other officials about him, but was told they could not do much as no direct threat was involved, and they did not wish to violate his rights of free speech. Roy told ABC News that Cho seemed "extraordinarily lonely — the loneliest person I have ever met in my life." Deeply concerned, she arranged to work one-on-one with Cho, and asked him to go to counseling, but he apparently never went...
Новоявленный Чарли (Cho Seung-hui)
Отредактировано: armatura, 19 Апрель 2007 - 02:47:32