A Trapped Student's IM Trail

blueiyed (10:37:35 AM): ug?
chiknman (10:37:10 AM): ey joke
chiknman (10:37:24 AM): day haha
chiknman (10:37:28 AM): snow day*
blueiyed (10:39:25 AM): i'm on lockdown under a desk right now..there's been shootings on campus and 1 person has been killed and another injured

chiknman (10:38:54 AM): wtf?
chiknman (10:38:57 AM): at vt?
blueiyed (10:40:33 AM): yeh put cnn on
chiknman (10:39:07 AM): what the shit
blueiyed (10:40:51 AM): watch the news and tell me whats going on
chiknman (10:39:44 AM): they dont have it on there
chiknman (10:39:48 AM): ill check other stations
blueiyed (10:42:17 AM): ok its on the news tho i promise b/c drew was telling me then he had to go to class
chiknman (10:41:18 AM): ya its on fox news
chiknman (10:41:19 AM): 1 sec
blueiyed (10:42:58 AM): ok
chiknman (10:42:19 AM): moms here
chiknman (10:42:36 AM): hey
blueiyed (10:44:06 AM): ok i tried calling her
chiknman (10:42:40 AM): what's going on now
blueiyed (10:44:25 AM): we can hear cops outside talking on loud phones
chiknman (10:43:00 AM): there's a gunman who shot someone
chiknman (10:43:05 AM): they said he's near the dorms
blueiyed (10:44:44 AM): apparently an ra was shot and 2 pewople jumped from the building and one person walked out bloody of burress

chiknman (10:43:34 AM): that's the building they are showing
chiknman (10:43:42 AM): reporter in pritcher hall
blueiyed (10:45:21 AM): no it happened in west aj [
chiknman (10:44:08 AM): hang on
chiknman (10:44:57 AM): west ambler johnston hall
blueiyed (10:46:31 AM): yeh
chiknman (10:45:01 AM): is he still there?
blueiyed (10:46:39 AM): yeh apparently
chiknman (10:49:13 AM): are you class or at home
blueiyed (10:51:00 AM): im in class under a desk
chiknman (10:49:36 AM): oh dear god
blueiyed (10:51:13 AM): yeh
chiknman (10:49:47 AM): what happened
blueiyed (10:51:17 AM): my thoughts exactly
blueiyed (10:51:40 AM): we heard the cops outside on their mega phones so we turned the lights off and drew the blinds and go on the floor

chiknman (10:50:33 AM): how did you know what was going on and to get down
blueiyed (10:52:22 AM): b/c we were getting e-mails from the university
chiknman (10:52:08 AM): oh
blueiyed (10:53:55 AM): OMG
blueiyed (10:54:14 AM): i just found out the 1st shooting happened at 7:15 we didn't get a damn e-mail until 9:30!!
chiknman (10:52:49 AM): is the teacher taking charge or is someone in communication w/ the outside
blueiyed (10:54:44 AM): yeh hes been calling and getting updates and our doors are locked, lights off and blinds shit
chiknman (10:54:49 AM): you mean shut or is shit a Fruedian slip ;-)
chiknman (10:55:01 AM): what class is this?
chiknman (10:55:16 AM): and you thought h.s. taught you lessons
blueiyed (10:57:47 AM): shut shoot...media writing we're all like writing articles about it..yeh seriously like this is such terrible press for us i can't believ this

chiknman (11:00:09 AM): don't worry about the press. Worry about surviving
blueiyed (11:02:05 AM): unconfirmed report from campous spokesperson: 2 people have been apprehended , 2 people killed
chiknman (11:01:00 AM): are they killed students?
chiknman (11:01:11 AM): who are the apprehended
blueiyed (11:02:43 AM): yeh i htink so i'm not sure
blueiyed (11:02:46 AM): i don't know
chiknman (11:01:26 AM): do i have the ability to log on to vt website and get the news?
chiknman (11:01:37 AM): what's the site
blueiyed (11:03:24 AM): this is what i'm hearing in class
blueiyed (11:04:25 AM): 5-6 gunshots outside my building =-O
chiknman (11:03:13 AM): right now - shooting?
blueiyed (11:06:13 AM): like 5 mins ago
blueiyed (11:06:45 AM): 7-8 casualities
chiknman (11:09:31 AM): are they students?
chiknman (11:10:59 AM): they said there were 2 shootings
chiknman (11:11:09 AM): one at 7:15 and the other at 10 ish
chiknman (11:11:19 AM): they said they have one person in custody
blueiyed (11:13:43 AM): apprently they have 2 in custodyu
blueiyed (11:15:08 AM): we just got this e-mail
blueiyed (11:15:09 AM): In addition to an earlier shooting today in West Ambler Johnston, there has been a multiple shooting with multiple victims in Norris Hall.

[The conversation is interrupted while the three exchange news forwarded from friends]

Police and EMS are on the scene.

Police have one shooter in custody and as part of routine police procedure, they continue to search for a second shooter.

All people in university buildings are required to stay inside until further notice.

All entrances to campus are closed.

[The conversation resumes]
blueiyed (11:19:10 AM): apparently a gf and bf were in a fight and an ra came in and told them to keep it down and the guy shot the ra in the leg and killed the girl

chiknman (11:18:31 AM): great!
chiknman (11:18:45 AM): why did he have a gun on campus?
blueiyed (11:20:44 AM): good ques

MylittleMommy (12:10:57 PM): are you there?
MylittleMommy (12:11:02 PM): what hall are you in now?
blueiyed (12:14:44 PM): still in shanks
blueiyed (12:15:01 PM): we aren't allowed to leave anymore
MylittleMommy (12:15:46 PM): why
blueiyed (12:17:29 PM): 20 fatalities
MylittleMommy (12:16:20 PM): dead or wounded
blueiyed (12:17:56 PM): dead
MylittleMommy (12:17:32 PM): Fox said 21 wounded / 1 dead
MylittleMommy (12:17:43 PM): the hospital is giving out this information so it's correct
blueiyed (12:20:03 PM): no this was just updated
MylittleMommy (12:18:34 PM): the president is coming on the air to give a news recap of events
blueiyed (12:20:51 PM): 1 person believed to be shooter is killed
MylittleMommy (12:21:31 PM): who killed him - the police? was the shooter a student?
blueiyed went away at 12:21:55 PM.
MylittleMommy(12:21:58 PM): the police is staging release of the buildings

Auto Response from blueiyed (12:23:28 PM): stranded in shanks..about to have a breakdown why is this happening?

blueiyed (12:23:57 PM): yeh i heard that
MylittleMommy (12:23:36 PM): now they said 20 dead
MylittleMommy (12:23:54 PM): the police chief is very vague with his information - still under investigation is what he's saying

MylittleMommy (12:24:09 PM): any idea when they'll let you out?
blueiyed (12:26:06 PM): i think soion
MylittleMommy (12:24:42 PM): are you okay
MylittleMommy (12:24:50 PM): they're saying they think it was 1 gunman
blueiyed (12:27:34 PM): yeh i'm just freaking out i want to come home i don't want to be here
MylittleMommy (12:27:45 PM): well they have counselors lined up and church service planned for healing. If you want to come home, I'll talk to Dad about a plane ticket.

MylittleMommy (12:27:57 PM): first let's get you out of the building
blueiyed (12:29:35 PM): i might esp if one of my friends was killed or hurt
MylittleMommy (12:28:11 PM): okay
blueiyed (12:29:51 PM): a girl in my cvlass said one of her sorority sisters was shot
MylittleMommy (12:30:25 PM): they're saying the shooter was an asian looking student
MylittleMommy (12:30:37 PM): what sorority
blueiyed (12:32:46 PM): pi phi
MylittleMommy (12:33:01 PM): well, a hysterical mrs brick called work and demanded to speak to me, Dan or have them give them a # where they can reach me. My co-worker called me all shook up saying she needed to talk to me and was a little hysterical

blueiyed (12:34:46 PM): wow
MylittleMommy (12:33:17 PM): aunt michele called all skittery and was asking for you too.
blueiyed (12:34:57 PM): i may be going on cnn to talk
blueiyed (12:35:06 PM): i feel like i'm going to throw up
MylittleMommy (12:34:12 PM): she quizzed my other coworker and told him it was an emergency!
MylittleMommy (12:34:28 PM): Kimmy's vma friend called to see if you are alright.
MylittleMommy (12:34:38 PM): why are you going on cnn?
blueiyed (12:36:54 PM): my friend imed me and asked me if i would want tot alk b/c his friend works for them and they want tot talk to people on campus

MylittleMommy (12:35:55 PM): oh
blueiyed (12:40:03 PM): ok iu'm leaving now i think
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MylittleMommy (12:40:03 PM): r u there
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