Virginia Tech School Shooting Video

Via Jeff Jarvis, I see that the video Jamal Albaughouti captured with his cell phone of yesterday’s shooting spree at Virginia Tech has made it to YouTube.

Thankfully, this just captures the surreal nature of the event unfolding rather than the gore. CNN’s Sandy Malcolm claims this video has set a record for the network, with more than 2 million views.

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  1. Christopher says:

    Horrible. Simply horrible.