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Official: School metal detectors
not in use day of shooting

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 3/8/2018 8:45:26 PM

Birmingham, Ala. - Metal detectors at an Alabama high school were not in use the day a 17-year-old student was killed in a shooting on campus, the district´s superintendent said Thursday. Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring said the school system is reviewing security measures and protocols that were in place Wednesday, when Courtlin Arrington was fatally shot in a classroom at Huffman High School. (Snip) The superintendent said Huffman has more than 43 entry points with a combination of wand and stationary metal detectors in place, but they were not in use Wednesday. She didn´t give details about why.

The story remains hazy, but some say one "person" was playing with a gun, fatally shot a girl, then shot himself when shoving the gun back down his pants. School had metal detectors etc (important thing is that money was spent), but they were not in use. Time will tell; most likely the shooter is an ongoing troublemaker with many contacts with the law, but we´re not allowed to know this because he has rights, too.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ribicon, 3/8/2018 8:52:42 PM     (No. 11566294)

And if I remember right, known bizarre person Adam Lanza sidestepped the fancy security system at Sandy Hook by simply passing his weapons in through a window, then waltzing right by the metal detectors at the door. Point being, they can´t prevent contraband from entering prisons, let alone schools. Control the gang members and the crazies and presto, we´re all safer, at minimal cost.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hershey, 3/8/2018 9:37:34 PM     (No. 11566319)

43 points of entry??? What the devil???? That is way too many....I worked in a high school that had 5 and that was enough....

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hooter, 3/8/2018 9:42:00 PM     (No. 11566323)

Gun accidentally shot twice? I am not buying this false flag unless their name is shaffer.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: qwerty, 3/8/2018 9:56:22 PM     (No. 11566333)

How about that? Gee whiz they weren´t working on just that day. How much more has to be shown for people to start listening. IT WAS A SET UP.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: clipped wings, 3/8/2018 9:56:44 PM     (No. 11566334)

The following link offers additional information. Apparently, in addition to Huffman´s metal detectors being turned off on the day of the shootin, the *three* "Resource Officers," which seems to be the euphemism for security guards were nowhere to be found.
Check here: http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2018/03/superintendent_pledges_to_beef.html#incart_std

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Reply 6 - Posted by: clipped wings, 3/8/2018 10:03:10 PM     (No. 11566344)

Sorry. "Shooting," not "shootin".
Didn´t proofread well.
There´s also a comma error. Sorry.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Caveman, 3/8/2018 10:13:29 PM     (No. 11566350)

The gun accidentally discharged? Was he cleaning it?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: cheeflo, 3/9/2018 4:42:06 PM     (No. 11567085)

All that taxpayer money spent on equipment and all the highly trained and educated people responsible for maintaining and operating them routinely fail. Equipment is of no use if idiots are running them, or in this case, not running them.

That´s the difference between being actually competent and being merely credentialed.

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