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VIRGINIA TECH-BLUHM
(2007-04-18)
(wgvu) - THE DETROIT TIGERS SAY FORMER TROY RESIDENT AND
AVID FAN BRIAN BLUHM IS AMONG THOSE KILLED IN THE VIRGINIA TECH
MASSACRE.
THE ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE BEFORE TONIGHT'S 7-6 VICTORY OVER THE
KANSAS CITY ROYALS AT COMERICA PARK. A MOMENT OF SILENCE ALSO WAS
OBSERVED FOR VICTIMS OF MONDAY'S MASSACRE.
THE 25-YEAR-OLD BLUHM GREW UP IN TROY AND MOVED WHEN HE WAS
ABOUT SEVEN YEARS OLD. HE WAS TO GRADUATE IN TWO WEEKS WITH A
MASTER'S DEGREE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING FROM VIRGINIA TECH.
MONDAY'S CAMPUS RAMPAGE CONSISTED OF TWO ATTACKS. THE FIRST WAS
AT A DORMITORY WHERE TWO PEOPLE WERE KILLED. THE SECOND ATTACK
OCCURRED TWO HOURS LATER INSIDE A CLASSROOM BUILDING WHERE 30
OTHERS WERE KILLED.
THE GUNMAN, CHO SEUNG-HUI, LATER KILLED HIMSELF.

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