Lockdowns lifted at Herriman schools; suspect found hiding in seminary building

Posted at 10:13 AM, Apr 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-14 12:13:27-04

HERRIMAN, Utah — Authorities have lifted the lockdowns placed on two Herriman schools Monday morning after a domestic violence incident was reported nearby.

Herriman High School and Copper Mountain Middle School were both placed on lockdown around 9:00.  According to a spokeswoman for Jordan School District, police thought an armed suspect may have been in the area.

Police found the suspect hiding in a seminary building for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Copper Mountain Middle School.

According to a spokesman for the Unified Police Department, the suspect was found unarmed, but police discovered a small handgun in his apartment.