SUNO campus police conduct active shooter training
- 8/6/2014 -
Members of the Southern University New Orleans Volleyball Team were the victims. Joseph Thomas Jr., a chemical engineering sophomore, was the perpetrator. An alert went out that an active shooter was in the Maintenance Building. The next few moments were intense as Campus Police officers rushed to the scene to save the students and apprehend the shooter.
The scene looked and sounded authentic, but it was all an act -- a scenario planned as part of the annual Active Shooter Training conducted by SUNO Campus Police Wednesday, August 6, 2014, from noon to 4 p.m.