Appalachian School of Law Shootings

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Wed, 16 Jan 2002

Associated Press
The Associated Press State & Local Wire

Authorities said Peter Odighizuwa, a student at the Appalachian School of Law, shot the dean, a professor and four students Wednesday, the day his dismissed from school went into effect.

Here is a timeline of the events leading to the dismissal, according to Chris Clifton, financial aid officer at the school:

-Fall 2000: Odighizuwa is put on academic probation.

-Spring 2001: Odighizuwa is dismissed.

-Fall 2001: Odighizuwa is reinstated after appealing his dismissal.

-Tuesday, Jan. 15: Odighizuwa is dismissed for good after failing to maintain the necessary grades.

-Wednesday, Jan. 16: Authorities said Odighizuwa came to the school to meet with the dean and went on a shooting spree, killing three people and wounding three more.

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