College Murder-Suicide With ‘Bow and Arrow’ Occurs in Front of Students

by College Fix Staff on November 30, 2012

A man killed a woman near a community college in Casper, Wyoming, before killing a male teacher and himself in front of a class full of students, according to police.

The ABC news affiliate in Casper reports that police say the attack at Casper College occurred while class was in session.

“What we can find is that the individual that committed the violent acts was not a student at the college, but that there was a known relationship between [the victims],” said Casper Police Chief Chris Walsh at a press conference on Friday afternoon.

The Police Chief later clarified that all three had known each other.  Police say the killer was not a current student at Casper College. Walsh could not confirm that the suspect was a former student, either.  Walsh added that there were no records that could have tipped off authorities to any kind of threat. Walsh said no firearms were used during the homicides, and rather said that “edged weapons” were involved.

However, multiple students told K2 News that some kind of a bow-and-arrow weapon was used.    Walsh later emphasized that following the attacks no suspects were at large and there (are) no threats of random violence.

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