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Shelter in place lifted at West Valley schools; gunfire reports ‘unfounded’

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Posted at 12:17 PM, Nov 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 14:25:09-05

WEST VALLEY CITY — A shelter in place protocol at two West Valley City schools after reports of gunfire in a nearby neighborhood were deemed “unfounded.”

Granger High School and West Lake Jr. High were both on the “shelter in place” protocol for a short time early Tuesday afternoon.

In a shelter in place situation, all of a school’s exterior doors are locked and police officers are on site.

A statement from the Granite School District said there was no direct threat to students or staff.