Teacher Sues School for Traumatic Active-Shooter Drill

Teacher Linda McLean, 56, is suing the Pine Eagle Charter School in Oregon after becoming emotionally distressed from an active-shooter drill. In April 2013, just four months after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, a goggle-wearing gunman burst into McLean's classroom and pointed a gun to her face, pulled the trigger and told her she was dead. A short-time later, teachers learned this was a drill when they were gathered into the library to debrief how they had all reacted. In the lawsuit, McLean is citing she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and cannot go back to the school. She also claimed that one teacher wet herself and another hurt his arm while trying to keep one of the "gunmen" out of the classroom.

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