Armijo High School Hosts Football Game Days After Nearby Shooting

Armijo High School Hosts Football Game Days After Nearby Shooting
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MEASURES LIKE REFLECTORS AND SIGNS TO BE PUT UP BEFORE ANOTHER TRAGEDY OCCURS. A FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER TONIGHT AFTER DEADLY SHOOTING A BLOCK AWAY FROM CAMPUS. THE SHOOTING LEFT A 16-YEAR- OLD DEAD AND A CANCELLATION OF LAST NIGHTS FOOTBALL GAME. THE SCHOOL WENT ON LOCKDOWN, TONIGHT THE GAMES WERE BACK ON. SHIRIN RAJAEE WAS AT THE GAMES THIS EVENING. SHE JOINS US LIVE. Reporter: THE SCHOOL HAD REQUESTED EXTRA SECURITY TONIGHT, THEY HAD 2 TO 3 OFFICERS PATROLLING THE AREA MAKING SURE EVERYONE WAS SAFE. THERE WERE RATTLED NERVES, MANY PEOPLE SHOWED UP TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT. THE ENERGY IN THE STANDS WAS HIGH AND THE STUDENTS APPEAR TO BE IN GOOD SPIRITS TUESDAY NIGHT CHEERING ON THE JV AND VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAMS. I FELT GOOD THE KIDS HAD ANOTHER CHANCE TO PLAY. Reporter: AS WE PULLED STUDENTS ASIDE, THEY SHARED A MORE RATTLED STATE OF MIND. IT’S BEEN ROUGH, EVERYONE IS SHAKEN UP. Reporter: MONICA IS ONE OF THE HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS RUSHED INTO THE SCHOOL GYM AS A HIGH SCHOOL WENT ON LOCKDOWN. MOMENTS AFTER SHOTS RING OUT A BLOCK AWAY FROM CAMPUS. SHE RECALLS WHEN ONE OF THE SUSPECTS MADE HIS WAY INTO THE SCHOOL AND TRY TO BLEND IN WITH THE STUDENTS EVACUATED INSIDE THE GYMNASIUM. WE WERE INSIDE WAITING, WE DID NOT KNOW HE WAS INSIDE, WE WERE LOCKED IN THERE WITH HIM. Reporter: YOU FELT STRONG ENOUGH TO BE BACK HERE TONIGHT. NOW I FEEL LIKE A LITTLE BIT MORE SAFE, THEY ARE CAUGHT. Reporter: SONIA HERNANDES KNEW THE 16-YEAR-OLD KILLED. A LOT OF SADNESS, A LOT OF MY FRIENDS, I KNEW HIM LIKE A BROTHER. Reporter: TWO FAIRFIELD POLICE OFFICERS WENT AROUND TO MAKE SURE THE PRESENCE WAS KNOWN. Reporter: DO YOU FEEL SAFE TONIGHT? I DO, I’M THANKFUL FOR THAT. IT HURTS EVERY PARENT HERE, WE ALL HAVE KIDS, TO THINK THAT COULD’VE BEEN OUR KID. Reporter: A SHORT TRIBUTE. TAKE A MOMENT WITH ME, A MOMENT OF SILENCE OUT OF RESPECT. Reporter: A SHOW OF SOLIDARITY AND RESILIENCE AS A FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY COMES TO GRIPS OF THE TRAGEDY THAT UNFOLDED AS STUDENTS WANT TO SHARE A MESSAGE. PUT DOWN THE GUNS, NO MORE SHOOTING. Reporter: GOOD NEWS, THE VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM WON THE GAME TONIGHT, HALF OF THE PROCEEDS OF TONIGHT’S GAMES TO THE POLICE ACTIVITIES LEAGUE. THE SCHOOL IS PROUD OF THEIR ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING. IT CAME INTO PLAY THAT NIGHT,

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