Killed on Campus
The news can be so depressing sometimes.
Among the victims was a college faculty member.
I work at a college, so these kinds of stories always freak me out a bit. Granted, I have a clear plan of evacuation if a shooter ever terrorizes our campus, but no one ever sees these attacks coming. And to make matters worse, the killer in this story didn’t even use a gun.
He used some kind of edged weapon. Silent but deadly.
Police Chief Chris Walsh told reporters that the suspect was not a current student and added one other description that I found rather ominous. Walsh said “the suspect appeared to be completely alone.”
I know this is meant to put people at ease so they know a second suspect isn’t at large, but something about the word “completely” just makes the suspect seem sad.
Maybe that’s why he snapped.
UPDATE: New details have emerged about the Casper College killer. His name was Christopher Krumm and the college instructor he killed was his father, James Krumm. Christopher stabbed and killed his father’s girlfriend a few miles away from campus, then stormed into his father’s computer science class and shot his father in the head with a bow and arrow. Chris then stabbed himself and repeatedly stabbed his father just before both men died. Tragic…