Lake Brantley High in Florida issues announced active shooter alert

Mail Online | 12/7/2018 | Associated Press; Reporter
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Parents of teens at a Florida high school are outraged after an unannounced 'code red drill' was conducted this week, sending students and teachers into a panic.

Orange County school district spokesman Michael Lawrence told the Orlando Sentinel the drill happened Thursday morning at Lake Brantley High School.

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Panic was caused when a Lake Brantley student shared a screenshot of an alert that some teachers received during the drill, warning of an active shooter on campus.

The text message alert read: 'Active Shooter reported at Brantley/ Building 1/ Building 2 and other buildings by B Shafer at 10:21:45. Initiate a Code Red Lockdown.'

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The problem was, the text message did not provide indication the active shooter incident was not real.

Lawrence said schools sometimes conduct unannounced drills and...
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