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What to do in an active shooter situation

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Department of Homeland Security has provided pocket cards and step-by-step directions on what should be done in the case of an active shooter situation.

Run

Do not worry about your belongings and have an escape route in mind.

Hide

Steer clear of the shooter's view and block the entries to your hiding place. 

Remember to lock the door if possible and silence your phone. 

Try and Incapacitate the shooter

DHS suggested at last resort, throw objects and use physical aggression.

Print out the pocket cards for your safety. 

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