Active Shooter Scare at Westgate High School Turns Out to be Fake

An active shooter situation is not something to be taken lightly.

That goes for all the law enforcement agencies that need to deal with them and all the criminals that like to call them.

Over the years we have seen rashes from bomb threats being reported in various schools and even businesses. Often these threats are false and the criminals who call them are usually caught and arrested.

At least 21 people have been killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas

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Apparently, since the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, schools in Louisiana communities have had to deal with automated hoaxes claiming that there is an active gunman at a local school. Well, that’s what happened in New Iberia on Thursday, when the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Deputy said just after 1:00 p.m. a false report was received by the IPSO Dispatch Division that there was an active shooter at Westgate High School.

Westgate High School (Photo by Iberia Parish School Board)

Westgate High School (Photo by Iberia Parish School Board)

After immediate communication with her school resource officer at Westgate High, confirmation came that “there has not been a critical incident at the school.” Deputies nevertheless quickly checked the school for reassurance and found no immediate threat.

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In addition to this comfort, we must also think of the many things that we would have to take with us if we were forced to evacuate.

While we all immediately think of things like prescription medication and important papers, there are other things that can come in handy whether we’re stuck at home, a relative’s house, or an emergency shelter.

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Fighting Fentanyl: Huge Arrests Across Acadiana in 2022

The fight against fentanyl is daunting as the powerful drug continues to take lives every day across the country. From Lafayette to the surrounding areas, law enforcement agencies have their hands full struggling to get off their respective streets.

Awareness of the deadly causes of fentanyl exists as people across the Acadiana region (and state) not only mourn the deaths of loved ones lost to the substance, but also hold memorial services and have recently worked with lawmakers to pass “Millie’s Law”. increasing criminal penalties for those who sell and distribute fentanyl.

“Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 80 to 100 times more potent than morphine. Pharmaceutical fentanyl was developed to treat pain in cancer patients and was applied to the skin in the form of a patch. Due to its powerful opioid properties, fentanyl is also diverted for abuse. Fentanyl is added to heroin to increase its potency or to disguise it as highly potent heroin. Many users believe they are buying heroin and are in fact unaware that they are buying fentanyl – often leading to overdose deaths. Secretly made fentanyl is mostly made in Mexico.”

Let’s take a look back at the headline-grabbing cases of fentanyl in 2022. Active Shooter Scare at Westgate High School Turns Out to be Fake

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