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MSNBC’s Wallace Mistakes Someone Opening Soda on Set for Gun Shots

‘I think we just heard some gunshots’
By Grabien Staff

While covering the report of an active shooter at YouTube, MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace got skittish.

Someone on set opened a can of soda, and Wallace mistook the sound for gunshots. 

Wallace was in the midst of tying the story of a shooter at YouTube's San Bruno's office back to her time in the Bush Administration during 9/11. Wallace was lamenting how difficult it is to enact gun control legislation after mass shootings and said people fall back to their "tribes," much as they did after 9/11.

"Steve Schmidt, I always go back to the horror of 9/11 and the complete reliance, you know, we're in our tribes, we're in our corners most of our lives," Wallace was saying when someone, apparently in the control room, opened a can of soda and inadvertently left an audio feed on. 

"I think we just heard some gunshots. Should we listen to that for a second, control room? Not gunshots? Okay. They'll tell us if there's something we need to dip in and listen to."

Check out the clip above to watch the strange moment. 


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