Police Hold Active Shooter Drill at Montgomery County School

Montgomery County Police will play out a training scenario with the school's staff

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    Montgomery County Police will be at a local middle school for an active shooter drill Tuesday.

    They'll be playing out a scenario with the school's staff in which a gunman is on the loose at Julius West Middle School in Rockville.

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    Students won't be in attendance Tuesday. All Montgomery County schools are closed for a professional day for teachers.

    The drill comes a day after authorities in Virginia ran a similar training scenario.

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