Police: Va. Tech gunman fired 170 rounds
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The gunman who carried out the massacre at Virginia Tech fired more than 170 rounds in nine minutes and died with a bullet to his head in a classroom surrounded by his victims, authorities said Wednesday.
Police provided new details about the case at a news conference on the campus of Virginia Tech.
They said Seung-Hui Cho had chained shut three public entrances in the building where he killed 30 students and teachers. Two other victims were gunned down two hours early at a dormitory across campus.