lockman wrote: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.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.
2nd Amendment............Use it..............Or, lose it!!:X