An Indian professor was among the 33 killed in the Virginia Tech university shootout in the
GV Loganathan, 51, hailing from
An Indian student, Minal Panchal, who has been missing since the incident on Monday, was also feared to be among the victims.
In the aftermath of a tragic day for Virginia Tech, we are still gathering information about the victims. However, it has been confirmed that Dr. G.V. Loganathan was shot and killed yesterday while teaching in Norris Hall. Evidently, the gunman entered multiple classrooms and systematically shot at students and faculty. The CEE 5324 Advanced Hydrology class was invaded by the gunman and there are multiple casualties among the students. We will share more information about the victims and survivors as they are confirmed. Our hearts go out to all of the VT families - students, staff, faculty, alumni, friends and families during this most difficult time.By Dr. Randel Dymond