Most people would like to think that they’d have some idea of what to do if they were caught in an active shooter situation. Whether it be run and duck for cover, or try to escape the area all together. Sadly, plans like this are becoming more necessary as mass shootings become more and more frequent in the United States.

However, the recent shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas has shown that it’s not always easy to identify gunfire, especially in situations where loud noises are to be expected.

During the festival, a gunman begin firing shots from a hotel room 32 stories above the ground, but some people did not realize the noises they heard were gunshots until it was too late.

In an effort to help keep people safe should another situation like this occur, YouTuber channel, Gun Runnerz, has put together a video to help people recognize the sound of guns being fired.

Continue to page 2 to learn how to identify gunfire and hopefully keep yourself safe if you’re ever caught in an active shooter situation…