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Gun Shooting at U.S. Law School Kills 3 Persons

Posted January. 18, 2002 09:43,   


A gun shooting at a graduate school of law killed 2 professors and a student and wounded 3 students on the 16th.

Virginia state police announced that Peter Odighizuma (43) from Nigeria open fired at the Appalachian School of Law, enraged by being suspension from the school that morning. School announced that Odighizuma was suspended before and returned last year, and that he had a record of mental illness.

Odighimazu killed Dean Anthony Sutin and Thomas Blackwell in their office, and then shot randomly in the student lounge. 4 students at the location put down Odighimazu.

Appalachian School of Law, which opened 5 years ago, is a private school in the small town of Grundy, southwestern Virginia, and has an enrollment of 170 students and 15 professors.