Shriners Hospital for Children holding active shooter drill

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Shriners Hospitals for Children is holding an active shooter drill Friday.

The drill started at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last until noon. Due to the exercise, there will be an increased police and emergency personnel presence on Shriners campus.

The drill is being confined to certain areas of the hospital where no surgery or medical appointments are scheduled.

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