BREAKING: Virginia Tech Student Attempts to Purchase 5,000 Rounds of Ammo

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A Virginia Tech freshman has been arrested for possessing an assault rifle. He also tried to buy 5,000 rounds of ammunition according to police.

Yunsong Zhao, a 19-year-old student from China, was researching bulletproof vests and had purchased a police car.

The arrest was made after an investigation lasting more than a week. Zhao was a business major but is no longer enrolled at the university.

Virginia Tech police said that Zhao bought a 30-round rifle magazine on January 22 and Bushmaster XM-15 semiautomatic rifle on January 25.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 1.

Source: Virginia Tech student tried to buy 5,000 rounds of ammo, cops say

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