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Gunman dies after opening fire at N. Illinois University

Postby eagles21 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:41 pm

Yahoo wrote: DEKALB, Ill. - DeKalb Police say a gunman who opened fired at Northern Illinois University is dead. Authorities say the gunman started shooting in a lecture hall on Thursday, injuring as many as 15 people as students frantically scrambled over desks for cover.
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Kishwaukee Community Hospital said on its Web site up to 15 victims were arriving, including three to four with head wounds.

The shooting took place around 3 p.m. in Cole Hall near the King Commons, a central gathering place on the 25,000-student campus, according to the Web site.

DeKalb is located about 65 miles west of Chicago.
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Re: Gunman Opens Fire at Northern Illinois University

Postby scottaa1 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:44 pm

Oh man... not again. :,-(
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Re: Gunman Opens Fire at Northern Illinois University

Postby deerayfan072 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:46 pm

geez :-°
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Re: Gunman Opens Fire at Northern Illinois University

Postby Metroid » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:48 pm

What a d!ck! :-[
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Re: Gunman Opens Fire at Northern Illinois University

Postby beanoX3 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:50 pm

NIU is only about an hour drive away from me. I have a few friends who went there. :-o
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Re: Gunman Opens Fire at Northern Illinois University

Postby knapplc » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:50 pm

CNN is saying the gunman is dead.
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Re: Gunman Opens Fire at Northern Illinois University

Postby scottaa1 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:52 pm

edited to remove a reference to something the OP edited out.
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Re: Gunman dies after opening fire at N. Illinois University

Postby joelamosobadiah » Thu Feb 14, 2008 7:31 pm

I heard that he killed himself.

Sad story. :,-(
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Re: Gunman dies after opening fire at N. Illinois University

Postby SniperShot » Thu Feb 14, 2008 8:32 pm

Tragic news. Man I hope all families involved get through this alright. They need our thoughts and prayers.
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Re: Gunman dies after opening fire at N. Illinois University

Postby beanoX3 » Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:40 pm

Yahoo AP link with some details.
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/niu_shooting

Killed 5, then self. :-t
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