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    They are now saying 15 transported to hospital.


    HeadlineShooting At NIU, Man Had Shotgun, Several Wounded



    DE KALB, Ill. (WBBM) -- A shooting at Northern Illinois University today has reportedly left several people wounded.

    The incident apparently happened around 3:15 p.m. Authorities confirm at least 3 people have been shot. According to the Kishwaukee Community Hospital website up to 15 victims are expected at the hospital.

    A witness told WBBM a young man pulled out a shotgun and began firing inside a lecture hall. The shooting apparently took place during a geology class at Cole hall on the University's De Kalb campus.

    The witness tell Newsradio 780 that the professor may have been shot, however these details have not been confirmed by police.

    The Northern Illinois University website is reporting a possible gunman on campus. The website message is urging all students and faculty to take cover and get to a secure location.

    The message urges everybody to avoid the the King Commons and all buildings in the vicinity.


    http://www.wbbm780.com/Shots-Fired-O...Campus/1658418

    also: http://www.nbc5.com/news/15304553/de...l?dl=mainclick


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    lockman wrote:
    They are now saying 15 transported to hospital.


    HeadlineShooting At NIU, Man Had Shotgun, Several Wounded



    DE KALB, Ill. (WBBM) -- A shooting at Northern Illinois University today has reportedly left several people wounded.

    The incident apparently happened around 3:15 p.m. Authorities confirm at least 3 people have been shot. According to the Kishwaukee Community Hospital website up to 15 victims are expected at the hospital.

    A witness told WBBM a young man pulled out a shotgun and began firing inside a lecture hall. The shooting apparently took place during a geology class at Cole hall on the University's De Kalb campus.

    The witness tell Newsradio 780 that the professor may have been shot, however these details have not been confirmed by police.

    The Northern Illinois University website is reporting a possible gunman on campus. The website message is urging all students and faculty to take cover and get to a secure location.

    The message urges everybody to avoid the the King Commons and all buildings in the vicinity.


    http://www.wbbm780.com/Shots-Fired-O...Campus/1658418
    Just what we need after the VT Shootings. My prayers are with the affected families of the victims. I will only say that I am curious about the security arrangements at the campus, and, I would also like to know if this incident will change the minds of those that do not want students, that are eligible, to have concealed weaponsin the classrooms.

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    I would also like to know if this incident will change the minds of those that do not want students, that are eligible, to have concealed weaponsin the classrooms.

    2nd Amendment............Use it..............Or, lose it!!:X
    In Illinois, elligible students?

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    What I believe Huffman is saying is that IL is pretty spotty when it comes to not forcing their subjects to be victims.
    Why open carry? Because 1911 > 911.

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    Actually, there is NO legal concealed carry in Illinois. But maybe this will change that...probably not, but still.


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    Ah, one of those faith-in-government types.
    Why open carry? Because 1911 > 911.

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    This must be about 4 or 5 recent victim disarmament zone attacks. When will they learn that gun free school zones only stop the law abiding, not the criminal or the deranged.
    He wore his gun outside his pants for all the honest world to see. Pancho & Lefty

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    I lived in Chicago over half my life (26 years). Just so everyone is clear (just want to be sure), I was referring to places where there are Conceal Carry "programs" in place, and, where Conceal Carry in classrooms for eligible students was being considered. Do I ever think the state of Illinois will wake up when it comes to Conceal Carry (I would sayOpen Carry, but, I think baby steps are appropriate in this situation)? I am an optimistic person. So, I will say that I am hopeful!!

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    grimstar wrote:
    Actually, there is NO legal concealed carry in Illinois. But maybe this will change that...probably not, but still.
    If anything, it'll probably tip it closer to Australia-style Gun Control...

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    Illinois is already within walking distance of Austrailia type gun laws.

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    c45man wrote:
    Illinois is already within walking distance of Austrailia type gun laws.
    Wecome c45man. They are not even a hop and skip away I think.

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    My niece used to go to NIU. She recently transfered to another school, but still lives in Dekalb. A friend of hers was supposed to be in that class, but decided to skip class to go buy his girl friend a Valentine's day present.



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