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WILLIAMSBURG -- If you see a heavy police presence at the Williamsburg Outlet Mall do not be alarmed.

Newport News police and fire officials will be conducting active shooter training exercises at the now vacant shopping center Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Tuesday, teams will be given specific missions that may be assigned to them in a real-life active shooter situation.

The drill on Wednesday will put their skills to the test and seek to address organizational and communication issues that could arise.

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