December 8, 2011
A police officer secures the scene where a gunman killed a police officer during a traffic stop Thursday on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. The gunman later was found dead.
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BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A gunman killed a Virginia Tech police officer Thursday at a campus parking lot and then apparently shot himself to death nearby in a baffling attack that shook up the school nearly five years after it was the scene of the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history.