Police Identify Virginia Tech Shooting Suspect

December 9, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 8:49 PM EDT

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Police Identify Virginia Tech Shooting Suspect

December 9, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 8:49 PM EDT

According to The Washington Post, authorities have identifed a 22-year-old man as the suspect in Thursday's fatal shooting on the Virginia Tech campus.

The suspect, who authorities said killed himself with the same gun used to fatally shoot a Virginia Tech police officer, was identified at Ross Truett Ashley, according to the Post story. Police have found no connection between the suspect and the slain police officer, according to the Post.

Read The Washington Post story HERE.