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Old 12-08-2009, 03:11 PM
 
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This is crazy!

Shooting Incident at Woodbridge Campus - Woodbridge Campus Closed for Evening :: Northern Virginia Community College (http://www.nvcc.edu/news/pr/wo-shooting.html - broken link)
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Old 12-08-2009, 04:00 PM
 
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I was wondering what was going on there. About 3:00 p.m. on my way home from work, the police were shutting down access to that road that goes to NVCC and the high school. I just figured there was an accident on that road. I did notice two helicopters hovering over the scene and just thought it was a bad one.
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Old 12-08-2009, 04:42 PM
 
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My son and I were getting our hair cut when it came on CNN.
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Old 12-08-2009, 04:54 PM
 
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Stuff like this just makes me wonder what other school will be next.
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:17 PM
 
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Even with all of the traffic and social pressures this area has to deal with, I've always had the pre-conceived notion that NOVA is pretty sane compared to the rest of the US. Guess not.
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:03 PM
 
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Anyone want to take bets on whether he went to Westfield?

This kind of thing happened in the past, but I bet at least half of these modern incidents wouldn't have happened if not for the news networks giving endless attention to anyone that does this.
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Old 12-09-2009, 04:43 AM
 
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Anyone want to take bets on whether he went to Westfield?

This kind of thing happened in the past, but I bet at least half of these modern incidents wouldn't have happened if not for the news networks giving endless attention to anyone that does this.
Hard to imagine that a Westfield graduate would be attending NVCC classes on the Woodbridge campus, but anything is possible...
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:22 AM
 
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Shooter is a 20yr old from Dale City: Student charged with attempted murder at NVCC | InsideNova.com (http://www2.insidenova.com/isn/news/local/woodbridge/article/police_investigate_possible_gun_shot_at_nova-woodbridge_campus/48414/ - broken link)
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Old 12-09-2009, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
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Even with all of the traffic and social pressures this area has to deal with, I've always had the pre-conceived notion that NOVA is pretty sane compared to the rest of the US. Guess not.
I wouldn't say a single 20-year old mental case represents a whole region. Anyway, sad story in so many ways. I hear the teacher was a hero, I hope this incident doesn't keep her from wanting to teach any more. We need people like that in our schools.
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Old 12-09-2009, 12:57 PM
 
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Shooter is a 20yr old from Dale City: Student charged with attempted murder at NVCC | InsideNova.com (http://www2.insidenova.com/isn/news/local/woodbridge/article/police_investigate_possible_gun_shot_at_nova-woodbridge_campus/48414/ - broken link)
That guy definelty looks the part
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