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St. Louis Community College officials are doing what they can to prepare their staff for emergencies, including the frightening prospect of an armed intruder. College staff, students and emergency responders practiced their reaction to a simulated mass shooting at the Forest Park campus Wednesday.

Campus Police Chief Richard Branahan says the school has been holding the drills for the last four years. "Because of all the things that have happened, and all of the school shootings in the past," Branahan said. "This is just part of continuing training we're doing with the officers throughout the district."

St. Louis Police, Fire Department, paramedics and even the FBI participated in Wednesday's simulation.
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UPDATE:
An update to the shooting near the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College.

One man was shot three times while sitting in a van in the 3400 block of Pershall Road. He jumped out of the van and was found on the school's archery range.

He was rushed to DePaul Hospital in north county, but there is no word on his condition.

EARLIER:
There are reports of a shooting near the Florissant Valley campus of St. Louis Community College.

Fox 2 reports a man was found with multiple gun shot wounds in the 3400 block of Pershall Rd. We do not know what condition the victim is in. Authorities are on the scene and have released few details about the crime.

We will update you as we have more information.
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