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Updated: 12:38 PM Nov 16, 2011
ECU Lockdown Triggered by Umbrella Mistaken for Gun
A three-hour lockdown at East Carolina University was triggered when a man carrying an umbrella was mistaken for a gunman.
Posted: 8:47 AM Nov 16, 2011
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  • by Jenn Location: Charlottesville on Nov 16, 2011 at 06:53 PM
    Well, hey, at least they were actually looking at the camera! If nothing else, it was proof the system works. Great job!
  • by Gru Location: USA on Nov 16, 2011 at 02:48 PM
    QUICK!!! Ban ALL umbrellas on college campuses and in all schools across the country!! Mass hysteria!!
  • by Brian Location: Charttesville on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 PM
    A real article on the incident: http://www.wcti12.com/news/29784326/detail.html
  • by hi on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:48 AM
    The "gun" was actually a golf umbrella!
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