KENT, Virginia – Virginia Tech University has released a statement on the tragic shooting at the school, which left a number of people injured and killed.
The university released a letter from the university’s president John L. Fenves saying he would meet with campus leaders Tuesday morning to discuss the school’s response to the shooting.
“We understand that there are many who are mourning the loss of a student, faculty and staff member and are deeply concerned about the possibility that this tragedy will lead to further violence on our campus,” Fenves wrote.
“At the same time, I will make sure that we have the resources and resources to support the community, including community members who have already experienced this kind of violence, and to ensure that we are all able to focus on our common goal of making sure that our community can heal.”
The letter said Fenves has directed his staff to meet with community leaders on Tuesday morning and to provide updates on the university.
“It is my firm belief that a peaceful, healing community is our best hope for our students, faculty, staff and community,” Fenvis wrote.
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