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Posted: Jul 27, 2014 6:30 PMUpdated: Jul 27, 2014 6:30 PM

Washington County Active Shooter Drill

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Jon Eastman
The Washington Park Mall Sunday hosted its second active shooter drill in conjunction with  Washington County Emergency Management, Bartlesville Police, Fire and EMS, and the Washington County Fire Department. Washington County Emergency Manager Kary Cox describes the exercise as a scenario where an explosive device detonates in the mall, first responders enter the mall to help the wounded, then a  pair of shooters begin shooting the first responders. 
After the drill, Cox talked about the importance of the exercise.
Fire Chief Billy Phillips outlined what was learned
Cox says there is another drill scheduled for later this year.
Jonathan Eastman was also on the scene and filed this report.

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