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Houston Heights High School: Audio reveals active shooter hoax

Houston Police are promising to trace down whoever made the pretend 911 name that led to the response.

HOUSTON — Students will return to Heights High School at this time after a scary state of affairs Tuesday.

Authorities from Harris County Precinct 1 and the Houston Police Department flooded campus with their response to reviews of an active shooter, nevertheless it was all a hoax.

Now emergency dispatch audio from Precinct 1 offers a brand new perspective on how the incident went down from the minutes after the taking pictures hoax was referred to as in, in addition to the legislation enforcement response.

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“Last information, second floor, room 213…an English classroom, 10 students were shot,” might be heard clearly within the recording. Dispatchers then relayed the small print and raced towards Heights High School as officers acquired detailed descriptions of not one, however two active shooters.

“Our suspects are a Hispanic male wearing a white shirt and a black jacket, black pants,” dispatchers stated. “I also have a white male wearing a black shirt, green jacket and blue pants. Unknown their exact location at this time. They have rifles.”

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As officers arrived, issues weren’t as they appeared. They went flooring to flooring within the college clearing rooms however discovered no shooters and no victims.

Six U.S. Marshals arrived on the north aspect of the varsity, in response to the dispatchers. Officers in plain garments additionally arrived on the similar time.

Now Houston Police promise to trace down whoever made the pretend 911 name. It was one among a number of calls throughout the state, including in Waco, that prompted comparable responses in Texas on Tuesday.

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