Active Shooter Drill Flops at Texas Community College

Published: November 13, 2012

IRVING, Texas — An active shooter drill at North Lake College (NLC) to prepare the campus community for a shooting rampage went awry after some faculty and students believed the gunshots being fired were real.

Students were not notified that the Oct. 5 training, scheduled for faculty and staff, would take place, ABC News reports. When gunshots rang out in one of the campus buildings, individuals called 9-1-1, urging first responders to come to campus and take action.

NLC officials maintain that the intention of the drill was not to frighten anyone. The incident has since prompted authorities to update its notification system to adequately inform the campus community of when active shooter training takes place.

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