A woman from Atlanta unknowingly ran through an active shooting while out for a jog, all thanks to her noise-canceling AirPods.
Unaware of the Danger
The footage, shared by TikToker Christina (@movementwithtina), captures the moment as she jogged with a carefree smile, completely oblivious to the danger surrounding her.
A Jog Through Chaos
Christina can be seen posing with a peace sign at the camera, her AirPods on noise-canceling mode, and her phone on Do Not Disturb.
Silence During Sirens
She had no idea that shed dodged a bullet while sirens were blaring in the background.
The Caption Explains All
“POV your AirPods are on noise-canceling, and your phone is on DND, so you don’t realize you just ran through an active shooting,” she wrote on the screen.
Reflecting on the Harrowing Experience
In the post caption, she apologised to those injured and impacted by the incident, “But for real this was actually really intense and im so sorry for those injured and everyone impacted.”
Her Post Exploded
The video has over 6 million views and 1.7 million likes.
The Dangers of Running in America
In response to the video, many pointed out the dangers of noise-cancelling headphones, “This is why I don’t use noise cancelling. I’m terrified of not hearing important things.”
“I neverrrr wear both airpods on my ears when I’m out in public. Let alone with nose cancelling on. So dangerous,” Another user warned.
A Life-Saving Revelation?
One user pointed out a potentially life-saving feature with Apple Airpods, “There is a feature in the settings called sound recognition that sends you a notification when there is noise (you choose which noises you want).”
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