- Associated Press - Thursday, August 4, 2011

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech is reporting a gunman on campus.

The university issued an alert on its website at 9:37 a.m. Thursday telling students and employees to stay inside and secure doors.

The alert says the gunman was reported near Dietrick Hall.

No other details are immediately available.

In 2007, a student gunman killed 32 students and faculty and then killed himself.

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