Transcript for Mock Mass Shooting to Be Staged Near Texas College Campus
Now to gun rights groups planning to stage a mock mass murder near a Texas college today. Their goal is to wipe out firearm-free Zones on campuses at a time when this hot button issue is on everyone's minds. Kendis Gibson has the details. Where's the shooter? Reporter: Frightening footage but just a drill. Driving a nationwide waive of shocking simulations. At this school in Connecticut, officers storming through the doors. Freeg hostages before taking down the gunman. Today, plans for a mock shooting at the university of Texas, Austin. The goal is to help educate the public to raise public awareness. And to really start this national conversation. That gun-free Zones kill us. Reporter: The event, originally planned to be on campus in the midst of time exams, moved 20 feet outside u.t.'s property. After backlash and safety concerns. I'm scared. I'm very unhappy. Reporter: This procefessor says it is meant to intimidate students. Organizers say they'll be using cardboard guns. The deadly San Bernardino massacre reigniting the gun control debate nationwide. And north eastern university making the decision to arm officers with semi-automatic rifles. Knowing that they're around makes me already feel safer. Reporter: Now schools and businesses around the country conducting near weekly active shooter drills. The timing and location of today's event couldn't be any worse. Midday as the students take finals. Near campus that was the scene of one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. History pack in the 1960s. Scenes like that the new Normal. Over to Ron for a look at the
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