Appalachian School of Law Shootings

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Thu, 17 Jan 2002

Law school gun frenzy;

Bristol Evening Post

A DISGRUNTLED student shot and killed three people and wounded three others at a US law college. Police said the college dean, a professor and another student were killed in the incident in Virginia.

Peter Odighizuma, 43, pictured, is being held by police over the shooting at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, which happened after he was suspended.

Witnesses said the man began firing a .380 semi-automatic handgun in the dean’s office before shooting at random in the student lounge.

Three students were wounded and taken to Buchanan General Hospital.

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