active shooter

April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Germantown Shooting Left One Dead, Three Injured

Montgomery County police have released new information about the shooting in Germantown Tuesday night. The police identified the man who died from gunshot wounds as Tray Dawkins, 18, of Germantown. Police say that Dawkins, two other men, and a boy were standing in a parking lot near the 18700 block of Curry Powder Lane when […]

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November 27, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

U.S. Navy Calls Active Shooter Incident ‘Improper Use’ of Notification System

Update, 6:20 p.m.: The U.S. Navy, via Twitter, is now saying the active shooter incident at Walter Reed was a drill … sort of. Here’s the exchange. The active shooter event aboard Naval Support Activity Bethesda today was the result of the improper use of a mass notification system by a tenant command aboard the […]

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February 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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College Officials Apologize After Sending False Alert About Active Shooter

A false alarm that warned more than 8,000 students, staff and even parents via text message about an active shooter on Montgomery College’s campus, sent the community into a panic until college officials said the message was a mistake. College officials have apologized for the error and said the message was a template for alerts […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

School Safety Training Session Takes Place Today and Tomorrow at Fairland Elementary Holding School in Silver Spring

The Maryland Center for School Safety and the ALICE Training Institute are holding a two-day Active Shooter Training session today and tomorrow at Fairland Elementary Holding School in Silver Spring, according to a news release. The training takes place all day, and it is designed for Maryland local public and private school system security/safety directors, […]

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