更新：官方公布的遇难名单：http://www.vt.edu/tragedy/list.php – （学生列在前，教职工在后，这才是教育）
这些资料是从vt.edu获得的。 （VT = Virginia Tech = 美国北维吉尼亚大学）
VT的主页再一次改版，引用了校长Charles W. Steger的话：
“I want to extend my deepest, sincerest, and most profound sympathies to the families of these victims … “
- President Steger (3.2 MB; Length 3:22)
- Police Chief Wendell Flinchum (2.7 MB; Length 2:52)
- State Police Col. Steve Flaherty (3.2 MB; Length 3:23)
- State Medical Examiner Marcella Fierro (1.6 MB; Length 1:43)
- Secretary of Public Safety John Marshall (3.1 MB; Length 3:20)
Timeline of Events – 事件时间线回放
Virginia Tech Police Department (VT PD) receives a 911 call to respond to a dormitory room at West Ambler Johnston Residence Hall.
早晨7点15，维吉尼亚理工大学警察署（VT PD）接到911报警，来自西Ambler Johnston学生宿舍。
Within minutes, Virginia Tech Police and Virginia Tech Rescue Squad respond to find two gunshot victims, a male and a female, inside a dormitory room within the Hall. The residence hall was immediately secured by VT PD and students within the hall were notified and asked to remain in their rooms for their safety. VT PD immediately secured the room for evidence collection and began questioning dorm residents and identifying potential witnesses. In the preliminary stages of the investigation, it was believed the deaths were an isolated incident, domestic in nature.
Blacksburg Police Department were also on scene assisting VT PD with establishing a safety perimeter around the residence hall and securing Washington Street.
Blacksburg 警察局也增援了VT PD并确保周围地域的安全性。
Investigators were following up on leads concerning a person of interest in relation to the double homicide. Investigators from VT PD and Blacksburg PD were actively following up on various leads.
Virginia Tech Leadership Team, which includes the university president, executive vice president, and provost, assembled to begin assessing the developing situation at the residence hall and determining a means of notifying students of the homicide.
Leadership Team was briefed on the situation by VT PD Chief W.R. Flechum on the latest developments in the ongoing investigation at the residence hall.
The Virginia Tech community – all faculty and students – were notified by e-mail of the homicide investigation and scene at West Ambler Johnston Residence Hall, and asked to report any suspicious activity to. The Virginia Tech Emergency/Weather Line recordings were also transmitted and a broadcast telephone message was made to campus phones. A press release was drafted and posted on the Virginia Tech Website.
The VT PD received a 911 call of a shooting at Norris Hall, which contains faculty offices, classrooms and laboratories. VT PD and Blacksburg PD immediately responded to Norris Hall. Notice in leadership command center via our police rep of a shooting in Norris.
Upon arrival to Norris Hall, the officers found the front doors barricaded. Within a minute the officers breached the doors, which had been chained shut from the inside.
Once inside the building, the officers heard gunshots. They followed the succession of gunshots to the second floor. Just as the officers reached the second floor, the gunshots stopped.
The officers discovered the gunman, who had taken his own life. There was never any engagement between the responding officers and the gunman.
早晨9点55，VT PD接到枪击911报警，来源为Norris大楼，包括有教师室、教室、实验室。VT PD和Blacksburg PD迅速作出反应，然而Norris大门已经被内部封锁。数分钟后才得以解开。
By the same means as prior notice, Virginia Tech notified campus community of the second murder scene. Other notifications followed via other means