At a school in the south suburbs, police prepared for a terrifying possibility. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, fortunately it was all just a drill.
You can never predict a tragedy like the school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., but schools prepare as much as they can. Just this week, a school in north suburban Zion held a drill for a shooting.
High School students posed as tear-gassed NATO demonstrators on Wednesday as Franciscan Saint James Hospital in Chicago Heights drilled emergency teams who might be needed if protests get out of hand during the NATO summit in May and Chicago hospitals are overwhelmed.
It’s an incident that has one family steaming mad. They say it started with a student playing with a power drill on Tuesday. It ended with a female classmate essentially being scalped. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones says the family doesn’t think the school is taking the matter seriously enough.