Friday, October 28, 2016

There is NO shooter at UMMC.

UMMC sent out by mistake an active shooter alert.  There is no active shooter.  Needless to say, it freaked out more than a few people as JJ got several text messages from readers who thought it was real.  

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Anonymous said...

The medical care is hit or miss also.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, but did you hear that Dorsey Carson was kicked out of the Bob Dylan concert??? It even made the Clarion-Ledger!!!

The intentional criminalization of pudgy white attorneys who have too much chablis before a concert has got to stop!

Anonymous said...

IHL is out of control

Kingfish said...

The video was posted on his private FB page. I posted it here with his permission. He asked me to take it down this morning so I did since it was posted with his permission. Most of the FB videos and screenshots you see here are taken from public FB pages. No lawsuits or anything like that were threatened.

Anonymous said...

Dan Jones needs to look into the university police. How could such a goof occur? what happens when a real shooter strikes and people ignore the alert...

Anonymous said...

Things we do the night before always look a little different to us the next morning.

Anonymous said...

Although there was not shooter, two sneaky smokers were found hiding behind a tree puffing on Camel Lights.

Anonymous said...

8:51 - don't knock UMMC's medical care. They saved my son's life after three other local hospitals couldn't figure out what was wrong. They sent in teams of specialists in fields I'd never heard of until they figured it out. I'm sure state bureaucracy affects UMMC like any other state operation, but the medical care there is top notch.

Anonymous said...

UMMC is great. That may be the one good thing this string of GOP governors is remembered for. Its gone from back of the pack to one of the regional leaders in short order. Probably owe Dan Jones and thank you too.

Anonymous said...

agree that the care provided at UMMC is top notch. most people don't realize how important that institution is to this state.

nuff2say said...

11:56 please crawl back under the rock you came out from under... it was a mistake. No one is perfect... well maybe you are in your world... You should be glad they even have a system in place to alert you if there actually was one.

Anonymous said...

Dorsey's video in on other media outlets. Link to it.

Anonymous said...

Many people were extremely upset...hiding, shaking, texting family members for 20 minutes. Sick children were pulled into offices to protect them. Unfortunately, no apologies for the distress that was caused have gone out. It isn't easy to just get over something of that caliber.

Anonymous said...

This calls to mind the "active shooter" at the Air Guard base which actually turned out to be bird scare; then somebody lied about it being a planned exercise (which it wasn't). People make mistakes, just be glad that nobody was hurt and it wasn't the real deal.

Anonymous said...

6:17 gets it: no apology from the high-ups. They don't care, they will throw some IT guy under the bus before they apologize for scaring the living shit out of everybody at UMC and their families. If anyone thinks a crazed shooter situation is trivial, they haven't been paying attention the past 5-6 years. They're lucky some redneck didn't run get his gun and start bustin caps.

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