Chancellor Herman confirms shooter as UIUC student

By Daily Illini Staff Report

On Friday, Feb. 15 Chancellor Richard Herman at the University of Illinois sent a mass email to students confirming that the shooter at NIU was a graduate student at the University of Illinois.

Attached is a copy of that email.In the email, Chancellor Herman sent condolences to NIU and addressed the emotions of University students.

“In the days to come it is important for all of us in the Illinois community to come together to express our feelings concerning this horrible tragedy and to share the grief that follows,” the email said.