Appalachian School of Law Shootings

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Fri, 18 Jan 2002

Law school executions

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, Australia)

NEW YORK: A failed law student executed two professors and a student at a small US university yesterday.

Three more students are in a critical condition after being shot as they ran through the corridors of the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia.

The gunman, 43-year-old Nigerian foreign exchange student Peter Odighizuma, was eventually wrestled to the ground and disarmed of his .38 automatic pistol by four other students.

The dead included the university’s dean, Anthony Sutin, 41, who advised Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign and later served in a senior position in the Justice Department.

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