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Virginia Tech / Massacre / Student Interviews #857599

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 16, 2007
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(Virginia Tech: John King) Breaking news on the deadliest ever massacre at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia, introduced; CNN exclusive student cell phone video played with gunshots heard; details given about the timetable of events. [Shot cell phone video, Jamal al-BARGHOUTI†- describes what happened.] [President Charles STEGER†- says there were multiple shooting victims; outlines the officers' assault on Norris Hall.] [Police Chief Wendell FLINCHUM†- comments on the initial shooting.] [Voices of students Josh WARGO†, Madison VAN†, Matt WALDON†, Madison VAN DUYNE†- describe what happened with the shooting.] [Student Michael NELSON - reacts.]

(Virginia Tech: Brianna Keilar) Breaking news on whether or not the two shootings {at the dorm and the classroom} were linked reviewed and the question of why police allowed events to go on on campus after the first shooting discussed.

(Virginia Tech: John King) Photo shown of Ryan Clark, who was killed in the dorm.

(Virginia Tech: David Mattingly) The shooting by a young armed Asian man who fired in room after room in an academic building reviewed; scenes shown from the campus; details given about two handguns. [Student Erin SHEEHAN†, Joseph NORMAN†, Karina PORUSHKEVICH†- describe what happened.] [FLINCHUM - says we have a preliminary ID.] What is known and not known about the gunman discussed,

(Virginia Tech: John King) Live interview held with campus newspaper editor Amie Steele; campus diagrams shown. [STEELE - describes what happened as news was known about the first and second shootings and what the administration has said about the dorm shooting; recounts an earlier incident following a prison escape off campus; wonders about the delay in notifying students about what happened in the first shooting.]

(Virginia Tech: John King) Live interview held with student Brendan Porter, who lived in the Ambler Johnston dorm; inset video from the campus shown. [PORTER - describes what happened in the dorm; talks about slain student Clark.]

King, John;
Keilar, Brianna;
Mattingly, David

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