U of H Downtown is preparing for the worst case scenario

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HOUSTON - University of Houston Downtown isn't taking any chances. They want to be prepared in the event of a threat on campus.

A multi-agency drill, including HPD, Harris County Sheriff, Office of Emergency Management, Homeland Security, all involved in what an intruder threat might be like. It's an effort to find problems before a real situation might happen.

"There was a Metro bus over on our lot that had a hostage situation, where the people on the bus were being held, where the person who was holding them was claiming to have a bomb... As that was happening we a shooter situation developing over in the Shea Street building," described David Bradley, Vice President for Administration and Finance at U of H Downtown.

Bradley added, "More confident after today, that we can handle a situation like this. We still have work to do and we'll keep working on it until we get really good at it."

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