VA Tech Trial: State rests in wrongful death suit

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - The defense has rested in a wrongful death civil suit that claims Virginia Tech officials botched their response to the mass shooting there in April of 2007.

Attorneys for the state called only a fraction of their 50 potential witnesses.

The parents of two students filed the lawsuit saying their daughters could have survived if a warning was issued earlier.

The state presented experts in campus security who said Tech administrators and police acted properly, when they concluded the first two shootings were domestic and did not pose a wider threat.

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