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Active Shooter Situation Drill Planned in Newport

There will be an active shooter situation at Newport Central Catholic High School on Thursday.

It's part of a training drill between the Newport Police Department and Saint Elizabeth Healthcare.

The drill is set to begin on the school's campus (13 Carothers Road, Newport) at 5 p.m. and last until 10 p.m.

The police department wants to alert the public that there will be a large police and emergency responder presence in the area around the Newport Shopping Center (near GameStop) and in Newport Plaza II (near Aldi).

Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to call the police department.

-Staff report

Photo: View of Newport and Cincinnati from Newport Central Catholic High School (RCN)