Local mall will perform ‘active shooter’ drill


CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Emergency crews will get some valuable training at the Walden Galleria. The mall is holding an active shooter drill on Sunday.

Law enforcement from the Cheektowaga Police Department and surrounding agencies will be onsite for the after-hours drill. It will take place from 12:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. There will be another training drill on Sunday, June 22.

The Walden Galleria is believed to be the first shopping center in the Buffalo region to hold this type of exercise.

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