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Shelby County Schools, Sheriff's Office hold active shooter drill

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The Shelby County Sheriff's Office acted out a scenario of an active shooter and hostage situation at Valley Intermediate School Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (abc3340.com) The Shelby County Sheriff's Office acted out a scenario of an active shooter and hostage situation at Valley Intermediate School Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (abc3340.com)

Dozens of Shelby County teachers and administrators witnessed an active shooter drill Tuesday at Valley Intermediate School.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office acted out a scenario of an active shooter and hostage situation. The ordeal is part of a safety training exercise included in the County's Safe Schools Initiative. The School system and the County Commission recently partnered to revamp school safety plans.

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