The Socorro Independent School District stands behind its decision to simulate an act of terrorism without warning teachers, parents or students.

At 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, the students and teachers at Eastlake High School were told to vacate the hallways and lock down in their classrooms. According to students and parents, gunshots and screams were heard. The SWAT team was seen entering the school.

Stephanie Belcher has a 15-year-old son enrolled in Eastlake. She said she got a text message from her son that scared her.

“He said, ‘I’m not kidding. There’s gunshots and people screaming and we were locked in a storage closet,'” Belcher said.

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