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Rosemount police officer Beth Richtsmeier and others prepare to deal with a student who has taken a hostage in the Rosemount High School Performing Arts Center during exercises last week.

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Kids are screaming as police officers push through the doors of Rosemount High School’s Performing Arts Center. Inside, they’re sprawled on the floor or crouched in the seats, taking cover as best they can. On stage, a student with a gun holds a classmate hostage, threatening to kill him if police come any closer.


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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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