Lockdown at Heber City’s Wasatch High School lifted after threat determined to be dispatch about injured deer

A lockdown at Heber City's Wasatch High School Thursday morning has been lifted. Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia

HEBER CITY, Utah, May 9, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A lockdown at Heber City’s Wasatch High School Thursday morning has been lifted.

Wasatch County School District posted on Facebook at 11 a.m. that a perceived threat at the campus at 930 S. 500 East was being investigated by local law enforcement.

“Students remain securely their classrooms while all classwork and activity continues as scheduled,” the initial post said. “Parents, please do not come to the high school to pick up your students; you will not be able to enter the high school until the lockdown is lifted.”

At noon, the district posted that the lockdown had been lifted.

“The perceived threat has been identified as a civilian technician with the Division of Wildlife resources, responding to and dispatching an injured deer,” the follow-up post said.

“The high school, law enforcement, and school district followed lockdown protocol for the safety of all students and staff.”

The post also thanked the student that reported the incident.

“We are confident that any future incidents will be handled in a similarly efficient and effective manner,” the post added. “Thank you for your patience and avoidance of the area to help all involved maintain the safety of our students! Shout out to the student that reported the incident. #SeeSomethingSaySomething.”

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