Events Leading Up to the Bloodbath
Authorities said Peter Odighizuwa, a student at the Appalachian School of Law, shot the dean, a professor and four students Wednesday, the day his dismissal from school went into effect.
Here is a timeline of the events leading to the dismissal, according to Chris Clifton, financial aid officer at the school:
— Fall 2000: Odighizuwa is put on academic probation.
— Spring 2001: Odighizuwa is dismissed.
— Fall 2001: Odighizuwa is reinstated after appealing his dismissal.
— Tuesday, Jan. 15: Odighizuwa is dismissed for good after failing to maintain the necessary grades.
— Wednesday, Jan. 16: Authorities said Odighizuwa came to the school to meet with the dean and went on a shooting spree, killing three people and wounding three more.