Police Explain How to React in Active Shooting Situation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): In the wake of yesterday's campus shooting and the deadly grocery store shooting in Elkhart last week, police are telling Hoosiers what to do if faced with this unfortunate situation.

State Police PIO Ron Galaviz stopped by Fort Wayne's Morning News to explain the necessary steps to take when encountering an active shooter. He says fighting should be a last resort, and that the primary actions to remember are “run and hide”.

Galaviz also recommends watching a short video made by police with more tips on how to escape a shooter. You can find the “Run. Hide. Fight.” video at http://www.in.gov/isp.