Basketball game attendees run out of gym after active shooter reports #Shorts

A Texas girls basketball tournament was sent into chaos when parents and players believed an active shooter had opened fire in the gym.

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A video streamed live on Facebook showed children and adults running for the doors of a gym after those inside heard warnings of a shooter. The moment was caught on camera in Mansfield, Texas during a girls basketball tournament, with 15 and under AAU teams the Oklahoma Swarm and Louisiana United playing against one another on Sunday, April 23.

Local police say the event remains under investigation, but say no shots were fired and no one was hurt. The panic began as officers were dispatched to the area due to a possible fight in the parking lot between a parent and coach who were asked to the leave facility, according to Mansfield police. One of the individuals pulled a gun from their vehicle, to which the other party alleged shouted "shots fired," sending people fleeing.

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  1. This is so unfair to these children, they aren’t safe anywhere, smh

  2. Where are the armed parents? There’s no protection for the kids and not enough manpower for the police

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