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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by WLBT.COM:

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) – Pictures of the Forest Hill High School halftime band performance during their game against Brookhaven High School are going viral on social media.

Many are saying the performance depicted students dressed as doctors and nurses holding SWAT team members at gunpoint.

Two Brookhaven police officers were killed in the line of duty responding to a shots fired call last week.

The article goes on to state the following:

Brookhaven mayor Joe Cox said he has since spoke with the Mayor of Jackson, who informed him that the Forest Hill band director has been suspended. He said the mayor also apologized to him for the halftime show.

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  1. My God…what could this band director have been thinking? Was this supposed to show people what could happen? I have racked my brains but can come to no sane conclusion. Had I been a member of that band, I think I would have refused to participate. It has obviously incited much anger, which hopefully will not develop into violence. My thoughts and prayers to the officers who were killed, their families and their department. May you rest in peace.

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