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Web Exclusive: Are schools safer two decades after Clay Shrout incident?

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This month marks twenty years since Clay Shrout held a Ryle High School class hostage after murdering his family. The horrifying incident started a conversation in the Tri-State about safety in schools – a conversation that continues two decades later.

FOX19's Amy Wagner spoke with people who were in that classroom, including Steve Sorrell, the principal who came face-to-face with Shrout and convinced him to surrender.

In the video above, see what they have to say about school safety and a controversial program proposed in Boone County that would allow selected teachers to be trained to carry a gun. 

Click here for Amy's entire story.

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