Virginia Tech Shooter Not a Student, Police Say

December 9, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 1:25 PM EDT

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Virginia Tech Shooter Not a Student, Police Say

December 9, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 1:25 PM EDT

According to The Washington Post, authorities in Virginia said Friday that the shooter who killed a Virginia Tech police officer on campus before killing himself on Thursday was not a student at the university.

According to the Post story, authorities said they have found no connection between the shooter and the officer, and are "very confident" the shooter acted alone.

Read The Washington Post story HERE.