|Appalachian School of Law Shootings|
Wed, 16 Jan 2002
GRUNDY, Virginia—A gunman killed three people and wounded three others during a shooting rampage at a lawschool in Grundy, Virginia.
The dead include a student, a faculty member and the dean of the Appalachian School of Law.
State police believe students apprehended the suspect.
The weapon was a .380-calibre semi-automatic handgun.
Three wounded students were taken to hospital.
The law school, with an enrolment of about 170 students, opened in 1997 in a renovated junior high school in this small town about 200 kilometres west of Roanoke.
It graduated its first class of 34 in 2000.
The school has about 15 faculty members.