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Flowers sit on a mulch-covered curbing next to the site of a police officer shooting on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg Va., Friday, Dec. 9 2011. A Virginia Tech police officer was killed Thursday after pulling a driver over in a school parking lot. Police said the gunman was not involved in the traffic stop. Instead, he approached, shot the officer and then fled on foot before apparently killing himself in another lot. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)

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BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Police are identifying the Virginia Tech gunman as a 22-year-old college student at nearby Radford University.. Police said Friday that Ross Truett Ashley, of Radford, was responsible for killing a Virginia Tech police officer Thursday, triggering a campus-wide lockdown for thousands of students.. Ashley


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