After finding guns, a thousand rounds of ammunition, and explosives in the room of University of Central Florida student James Oliver Seevakumaran, who took his own life, authorities are stumped about what may have provoked him to stockpile the weapons. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
Campus police at the University of Central Florida released surveillance video taken from a helmet cam as they unlocked the door to James Seevakumaran’s room, finding the student dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police say two packages had been mailed to Seevakumaran containing
Authorities are saying students and faculty at the University of Central Florida may have had a very close call yesterday after a 911 call from a student who said his roommate had a gun led to the discovery of explosive devices and a possible planned attack. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
Police discovered a handgun, a rifle and a backpack with four improvised explosive devices, in the room of the University of Central Florida student who shot himself to death. There was also evidence that a broader attack may have been planned, police say. NBC’s Mark Potter reports.
James Seevakumaran is pictured in this handout photo courtesy of The University of Central Florida Police Department. Seevakumaran, a former student of the University of Central Florida shot and killed himself early on March 18, 2013, in a dormitory apartment where police found guns, four bombs and
A group of tourists walk down International Drive in Orlando in Central Florida, August 19, 2008. REUTERS/Scott Audette