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How to Survive a School or Office Shooting

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Watch more Disaster Survival & Worst-Case Scenarios videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/217693-How-to-Survive-a-School-or-Office-Shooting Nobody thinks it’s going to happen to them – until it does. Be prepared to survive a shooting rampage, just in case. Step 1: Run Run first; ask questions later. Don’t miss your opportunity to escape by wasting time debating whether that noise was really a gunshot. Tip If you’re running from a shooter, run in a zigzag pattern. He’ll have a harder time hitting you, and the odds are even lower he’ll hit a major organ or artery. Step 2: Barricade the door If you’re trapped in a building with a shooter, lock yourself in a room and barricade the door with heavy furniture. The predator is likely to move on to more accessible victims. Step 3: Find a weapon Find some sort of weapon – a pair of scissors, a letter opener, hot coffee, a stapler, a fire extinguisher. Even if you don’t injure the attacker, you may be able to distract him or throw him off balance. Step 4: Take cover Take cover behind something sturdy, like a file cabinet or a metal desk. Tip Don’t make eye contact with or speak to the shooter. But if he talks to you, respond with an absurd question in the hopes of throwing him off guard. Step 5: Listen for reloading Listen for the 'click' that indicates his revolver is out of bullets, or the metallic clang that means the empty cartridge of his automatic pistol has fallen to the floor. He’ll have to pause to reload, giving you and others a chance to tackle him or escape. Step 6: Slow bleeding If you do get shot, slow the bleeding by keeping direct pressure on the wound. Tip If you think you might pass out from blood loss, place a hard object under your body, just above the wound, and lay on top of it. That way, if you do lose consciousness, your body weight will keep pressure on the wound. Step 7: Fight back If you find yourself unable to avoid a life-or-death struggle with the shooter, go for his most vulnerable areas: gouge his eyes with your index and middle fingers; jab his Adam’s apple; or knee him in the groin. Step 8: Report odd behavior Help prevent shooting rampages in the first place by reporting any odd behavior or threats to someone in authority. Did You Know? Homicide is the second leading cause of death on the job, after motor vehicle accidents.
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Reaper25 (15 days ago)
Why the shooting is spinning his shotgun?
TC2000 FE (16 days ago)
1:57"or knee him in the groin" My brother laughed at that part
meowgie 11 (26 days ago)
I use the IRAL method I inform R run A attack L lockdown
Caleb Bark (1 month ago)
And how is he alive..? He got shot in the lung...
Caleb Bark (1 month ago)
“Jab his adam’s apple or kneel him in the groan” But what if it’s a girl...?
Bershnica Louis (1 month ago)
I watched this when I was way younger, but coming back to it as a high schooler in a time when school shootings are happening again and again gives me chills.
FarIs4F4B (2 months ago)
If you live in USA and go to school you need this
Note how they say 'his' and 'he'. Obviously women can not be school shooters.
shadow Killer (2 months ago)
I know you can put your fingers into his eyes so that way he starts hurting himself but can you grab a pair of scissors and stabbed his eyes with it
Braga 25 (2 months ago)
10 years later and this video is more relevant than ever
Snickercole (3 months ago)
My high school teacher taught us this because the school didn't
How to survive a school shooter. Step 1: *Have the badassary of Connor* Step2: Repeat step 1
Chloe Allen (3 months ago)
Even better if you're Asian, those karate classes can be beneficial
How to survive an office or school shooting. Step 1: don't go to school or be employed Step 2: be at home at all times Step 3: if neither steps are doable accept your fate😁
Gong Show Beauty 97 (5 months ago)
Insert pumped up kicks
Ashton (5 months ago)
What is running zigzag gonna do if the shooter has a automatic
PureAwkwardness (5 months ago)
IS THAT KIM KARDASHIAN! Keeping up with the even more Kardashians! *Kills them*
Trans world Airlines (6 months ago)
We can’t be cold headed since were warm blooded N00B
Zoeybatterup152 (6 months ago)
I remember when I was an little kid I was watched these videos and I remember this one alot the most, I never really thought I need to know but after last school year😪 (they were just false alarms but we had to be evacuated still)
Zoeybatterup152 (4 months ago)
Wow owo we love getting threats again
Milktraap (6 months ago)
This ages so well
Porky (6 months ago)
im here because someone threatened to shoot my school up. im in utah. its sad we need this video.
skull fan 1993 (6 months ago)
I would do with the fire extinguisher because if you distract him then you could get on top of him and smash his head with the fire extinguisher knocking him out or you can go full doomguy and just smash his head in
Macy M (6 months ago)
Heh. I watched this 9 years ago, never thinking I’d happen. Now, we watch this video just to be safe, in my class.
nikolai belinski (6 months ago)
Plan do it matrix style
Soviet_Predator Memes (7 months ago)
Step 9- Team up with the shooter
Soviet_Predator Memes (7 months ago)
Or be the cameraman
A Nobody (7 months ago)
*You can't get shot by the school shooter if you are the school shooter*
maya eow (7 months ago)
im only watching this because my school got threats yesterday and they made a whole thing about it
릴리 토 드 (7 months ago)
Im just saying but why would you talk to a school shooter if they are shooting up the school?
Oof Oof (8 months ago)
How to survive a school shooting Step 1: get a better gun than them Step 2 : reload it with a lot of ammo The cool part: SHOOT THE HELL OUT OF HIM
BootlegScarce :0 (8 months ago)
Shield yourself with a nokia
Muteki (8 months ago)
Vetuyasha (8 months ago)
Maybe school shootings wouldnt be a thing if schools did their job and punish bullies. Why do you think school shootings weren't a thing from '70s and before?
Michelle Larronde (8 months ago)
This will not help my need's!Please put in more way's.
Kenzie Backlin (9 months ago)
We’ve had too many of these lately
Ella Ferry (9 months ago)
This would be helpful for the Santa Fe High School.
Daniel Kimball (9 months ago)
Okay so why is it assumed that the shooter is male? Just saying, that’s pretty sexist. Women have threatened to do this sort of thing before, and not once is it even considered that the situation might be a female shooter.
The nyan Group (9 months ago)
Pumped up kicks anyone?
WantaplayEN (9 months ago)
Just nuke the school prior to the shooting so there will be nothing to shoot up
jjammin1812 (10 months ago)
How to Survive a School or Office Shooting . . . . . . . . make sure your conceal-carry permit is up-to-date and always carry your weapon!!! If every conceal-carry holder kept their weapon on hand, there would be less fatalities made by crazed shooters!
claudia delacruz (10 months ago)
What things you should throw at a intruder 1.Scissors 2.hard book 3.a chair 4.thumbtacks 5.markers 6.coffee 7.a ball 8.pencil Edit:while u throw this this gives u a good chance of survival Don’t be annoying
Alex lorimer (10 months ago)
When the officer shooter say “the first person to move dies” so you start breakdancing.
Vijdaan Siddiqui (10 months ago)
Kicks him in the crotch with sticks and in the head hits it as well. Done
hwat hwat (10 months ago)
step 1. move to europe
Chris Lukasiewicz (10 months ago)
Carry a gun on your person at all times would've been a good step in this situation. More law abiding responsible people carrying a firearm is the answer to this dilemma.
Revolver_ Boy (10 months ago)
xocholate (10 months ago)
Step 9: Be very close friends with the shooter so that they send you a message ahead of time saying “Don’t come to work/school tomorrow.” All jokes aside if that does work you can actually use that to your advantage by reporting it to the police. They might hate you and seek revenge after being betrayed but hey,it’s for a good cause. :v
IM Zingo (11 months ago)
Guys IF something like this happends when they reload everyone attack him or her Beck thats the best chanse to escape
HANNAH SKAGGS (11 months ago)
Step 1. DON'T go to school that day! problem solved
Spiny Norman (11 months ago)
How to Survive a School or Office Shooting: 1. Go to the airport. 2. Get on a plane going to Australia or some other far away country. 3. Never go back to America.
Yoshifan0312 (11 months ago)
Step 1: Be friends with the edgy kids Step 2: Chill out or join in if you want
klick lps (11 months ago)
Does anybody have dreams that one day this will happen and you will be the hero? Just me? Ok... I’ll leave now. Bye...☹️
Bill Kerman (11 months ago)
I just ask police for gun and shoot the shooter
Joshua Nicholson (11 months ago)
I live in Canada
I stream snipe Rich (11 months ago)
Easy, don't go to school
Cultist of Shrek (11 months ago)
Video does not prepare you for when there's a active school shooter and another school shooter walks in while the schools being shot 👌
Magic Avocado (1 year ago)
Where do you attack if the shooter is a female ?
3picool (1 year ago)
0:44 When you play Fortnite and hear the school shooter.
Ignasio Castillo (1 year ago)
The last fact there about homicide at the job really just got me way more scared
Catholic Girl (1 year ago)
i um ok
Metahero (1 year ago)
If you hear shooting, build walls around you.
Daetwaan uchiha (1 year ago)
Shouldn't have gone to school?
connor gibson (1 year ago)
Do not do most of these thing, the number one thing to do is not interact with the shooter at all and make the most amount of distance from you too and do darrcad the door if it won't affect other or your own servival
seokjin's confidence (1 year ago)
This was only directed at male shooters, say the shooter is female what then?
Jane Doe (1 year ago)
Nah...I would just run
TDS seventy-five (1 year ago)
Bring @nother gun
Alexis F (1 year ago)
When you here that first gun shot and you know who made it.....
The Fanart Fanatic (1 year ago)
Shooter: "Any last words?" Me: *iS iT rAiNinG oUt?*
werewolfgf (1 year ago)
thank you kanye, very cool!
bone fork (1 year ago)
Someone threatened to shoot up my school a few weeks ago and even though the police got involved someone could definitely do it. Someone recently brought a knife to school and cut two teachers. I saw all of it. Its crazy.
kfcmanager (1 year ago)
no no no I would take a chair and beat his arse
Heavlieddor 0 (1 year ago)
I think it would be better as no. 8 if you distracted him you can get his gun and throw it out of the window to make sure he can't shoot at you
Sprite (1 year ago)
Madison C (1 year ago)
Is it weird I know literally all of this already?
Kev The man (1 year ago)
Ainsley Harriott (1 year ago)
*V I C T O R Y R O Y A L E # 1*
soullessGamer (1 year ago)
0:10 wish that were still true
It's sad that we even feel the need to make videos like this.
Synrr (1 year ago)
1:58 is just savage
Nascent Space (1 year ago)
Why do you say him? aRe YoU iMpLyInG oNlY mAlEs CaN cOmMiT vIoLeNcE?
Nascent Space (1 year ago)
Huh. I wonder why that is...
All might (1 year ago)
Harrohinge No, it's just that no shootings involving women have actually had any casualties
SamLikesPlayz (1 year ago)
QuEeN oF tHe CloUds (1 year ago)
I hate that we live in a time where we might actually have to use the knowledge from this video.
ItBeLikeThatSometimes (1 year ago)
Sad we have to have these videos
Rachelle Birch (1 year ago)
Why are we assuming that the shooter is a male?
671JH (8 months ago)
Nearly all of the shooters in America are male
joko dodo (1 year ago)
Because male is a metal
ChaosFrost (1 year ago)
step 1: accepting your death
B3ast (1 year ago)
Nice try, y'all ain't gonna trick me xdddd
SillyDouglas (1 year ago)
What happened to the old household hacker
Anna TheMemeLover (1 year ago)
1:55 *Did you just assume the shooters gender*
Why is the school shooter a male School shooters can be female too....
Gong Show Beauty 97 (1 year ago)
Listen to pumped up kicks
I'm a bird (1 year ago)
The real, most important step they somehow forgot to mention, even though it was right there in the video the whole time, pull a >:| face
StayIgnorant (1 year ago)
Why is this a video?
Alyssa Sowell (1 year ago)
This was made 8 years ago. Now it happens like almost every month.
AGuyThatDoesAThing (1 year ago)
A great video, but the fact that this is something that most people need to know today is worrying
Matt Cary (1 year ago)
You cant buy an automatic pistol
Abigail Headley (1 year ago)
The fact that we need this oh my goD
DoomyDoom • (1 year ago)
Or just be a counter terrorist and rush b on them
Kinky Inkling (1 year ago)
How to survive a shooting *Be the shooter*
Aii iiA (1 year ago)
1:51 best part... Sorry I know this is serious...
Aaron Brown (1 year ago)
"gouge his eyes"

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