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Fake School Shooting On April Fools' Day Gets College Employee Arrested

Angela Timmons texted her daughter that she "could hear gun shots being fired inside the school."

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Sheriff Chuck Wright said he was expecting the worst while rushing to the school. "On the way over there I’m thinking Columbine High School, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and I could name more," he said.

Wright added, "My deputies they were there in super fast time and were ready, were ready to deal with whatever they saw, and I’m proud of them."


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