U Of Southern California Details New Security Measures After Shooting

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Friday, April 27, 2012

The University of Southern California and Los Angeles police announced new security measures Thursday following the unsolved killings of two Chinese graduate students near a campus that promotes itself as an international destination.

More video cameras, security escorts and dozens of additional police officers will strengthen security on campus and in the surrounding neighborhoods that contain student housing, officials said at a news conference.

"We will make this the safest campus of any urban campus," Police Chief Charlie Beck said.

Ming Qu, 23, of Jilin, and Ying Wu, 23, of Hunan, were shot on April 11 while sitting in a BMW about a mile away from the campus. Their killer fled in the rain.

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