Newton, IA-

The gunman’s screaming was the first thing we heard, followed by the sound of shots fired. We were in a staff meeting in a conference room and knew we had to act quickly. Shutting the door and crawling underneath the table seemed the most logical strategy, but he found us. All but two of us were shot. As we exited the conference room the Jasper County Sheriff’s deputies explained the dangers of simply hiding from a violent intruder. This was part of our ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) training we received on Wednesday. By Thursday afternoon the latest mass shooting occurred in Hesston, Kan. killing three and injuring 14 others. Read more[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]