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University of Texas Medical Branch
Simulated shooting incident
News Release
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

WHO:              UTMB Police Department, students and health care providers.

WHAT:           Training exercise involving a simulated shooting incident with casualties and critically injured students.  A mock press conference will be held afterward.

WHEN:           Wednesday, March 30, 2011. 
2:30 p.m. – Student preparation
3 p.m. – Shots fired
4:30 p.m. – Mock press conference

WHERE:         Jamail Student Center on the UTMB campus. Media parking will be available at 11th Street and Strand.

WHY:              Security is always a concern at a hospital because of the high stress, emotional environment. UTMB employs its own police force and maintains a uniformed presence throughout the campus. The exercise will ensure that the campus community is prepared in the event of an actual emergency situation.

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