Advice on Facing Random Shooter: Run, Hide, Fight
Department of Homeland Security funds realistic video on how to face a random shooting incident and survive.
Police jurisdictions have released a video funded by the Department of Homeland Security on how to survive a situation like that faced last month by moviegoers in Aurora, CO, and at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin -- a person with a gun set on shooting random victims.
The advice, given in a movie-like scenario complete with fake blood spatter, screams and office workers armed with metal folding chairs, boils down to these three priorities in this order: run, hide, fight.
The video was produced by the City of Houston Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security, and information about it was released Monday by the Prince George's County Police Department.
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