Police: Student shot 2 inside Virginia college
Police said that Neil MacInnis was a New River Community College student who shot two women inside the school's satellite campus.
April 12th, 2013
10:45 PM ET

Police: Student shot 2 inside Virginia college

An 18-year-old student drove to a community college campus located inside a western Virginia mall on Friday, walked in, then opened fire - wounding two women - before being subdued by an off-duty security guard and two police officers, authorities said.

Christiansburg, Virginia, police Chief Mark Sisson identified the suspect Friday night as Neil Allen MacInnis, who he said was a student at New River Community College.

An item on the online forum 4chan - posted at 1:52 p.m. Friday, three minutes before police estimated the shooting began - said it was from Neil MacInnis, who wrote that he goes to the same community college's satellite campus in Christiansburg.

The post urged people to check out an online stream of the New River Valley Public Safety scanner and promised, "I'm gonna give y'all the details because the news never gets it right."

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  1. ronvan

    All of you are on a roll today! Beginning to sound like the jody arisis trial. LOL>

    April 13, 2013 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Rascal Rabble

    so boring this thread of self grandiosity

    April 13, 2013 at 10:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • rupert

      Get real? Its one person? What an irresponsible thing to say.
      What grandiosity.

      April 14, 2013 at 8:05 am | Report abuse |
  3. vikingwoman

    We're pretty blaze' about gunviolence, alright! There has to be a large # of dead/injured before it get's our attention, these days! It's really sad to know that it's a preventable epidemic, but no1 wants to do anything about it! Seems the 2nd amendment is larger than life, so to speak!!

    April 13, 2013 at 11:08 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    Anyone who actually believes that is me, saywhat, Mary, bobcat, or chrissy talking that way has got the critical thinking skills of a kumquat.

    April 13, 2013 at 11:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy¬©

      Oh, and Bombo...

      April 13, 2013 at 11:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • stuart

      The grandiosity in some of these comments are beyond me bambi. How true. But come on, we all need to try and get along.

      April 14, 2013 at 8:52 am | Report abuse |
    • Rascal Rabble

      hey! don't be pickin' on the kumquat...i looooove kumquats...

      April 14, 2013 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
  5. vikingwoman

    Kids are running amok w/unsecured/easily attained gun's! I would think we cared about these preventable incidents! Come on, y'all, this is between us, not the government! Can't we have civil discourse about an issue that concerns all of us??

    April 14, 2013 at 1:25 am | Report abuse |
  6. saywhat

    Thanks@banasy for you 11:21pm post yesterday.

    April 14, 2013 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
    • banasy¬©

      It is getting tiring having all of our names used to satisfy a juvenile need to act out, @saywhat.

      April 14, 2013 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Mary

    It would appear more and more that, that IS the case @ saywhat

    April 14, 2013 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  8. saywhat

    @Mary
    i posted disclaimers twice & they were deleted.Imagine.
    the post you were kind to reply to was also deleted.

    April 14, 2013 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse |
  9. ON THE RADAR

    What will NK do next?
    And what about that big trial with Jodi?
    Will cold weather finally ease up,?

    April 14, 2013 at 10:41 pm | Report abuse |
  10. chrissy

    @ ON THE RADAR, that seems to be the million dollar question isnt it? About North Korea i mean. My guess would be not much.

    April 14, 2013 at 11:13 pm | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    And @ mitch you dont know what your talking about cuz you dont know me at all. And since youre just a figment of a childish mind of a troll your opinion means nothing!

    April 14, 2013 at 11:26 pm | Report abuse |
  12. TvNyC

    This kid is dumb. Now onto a new subject. Tomorrow April 15th is Monday and I expect some type of disaster to happen somewhere around the world. Unfortunately thats just my gut telling me. Hope im wrong.

    April 14, 2013 at 11:55 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Hamsta

    When are these loony liberals gonna figure out that the more they try to control and destroy our freedoms the more of this they are going to see?

    April 15, 2013 at 12:54 am | Report abuse |
  14. TvNyC

    I guess i was right.

    April 17, 2013 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |
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