Police respond to report of shots fired in West Jordan

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WEST JORDAN, Utah, April 17, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — West Jordan Police are responding to multiple reports of shots fired Wednesday.

The incident was reported in the area of 5568 W. Golden Gate Circle (6635 South) a little before noon, according to West Jordan Police officials.

A tweet from West Jordan Police Department said: “Investigation continues. Still no crime scene located and no shell casings. Some witnesses are reporting car backfiring and others reporting possible gunshots.”

Four schools were placed on shelter in place protocol as a precaution, but as of 12:30 p.m. that has been lifted. Granite School District said in a tweet those schools were Jim Bridger Elementary School at 5368 W. Cyclamen Way in West Jordan, Magna Elementary at 3100 S. 8500 West, Pleasant Green Elementary School at 8201 W. 2700 South and Cyprus High School at 8623 W. 3000 South, all in Magna.

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The tweet said: “There is no direct threat to the schools and the protocol is precautionary to ensure student and staff safety. We thank you for your patience and support.”

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

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