Va. Tech: Police officer, 1 other killed

Va. Tech: Police officer, 1 other killed

POSTED: Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 12:02pm

UPDATED: Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 2:14pm

Virginia Tech officials say a police officer and another person have been shot and killed on the school's campus.

The suspect remains on the loose.

A news release from the school says the police officer had pulled someone over in what was a routine traffic stop Thursday.

The officer was shot and killed during the traffic stop.

Witnesses told police the shooter ran toward a parking lot on campus. A second person was found dead in that parking lot.

Virginia State Police will be taking over the investigation, according to the news release.

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