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Wasatch High School Lockdown Lifted; Perceived Threat Was DWR Technician Dispatching Injured Deer

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HEBER CITY, Utah – Wasatch High School briefly went into lockdown Thursday morning while authorities investigated a reported threat.

That perceived threat was identified as a civilian technician with the Division of Wildlife Services. The technician was responding to the area to dispatch an injured deer, according to the Heber City Police Department.


“The high school, law enforcement, and school district followed lockdown protocol for the safety of all students and staff,” according to a joint statement from the police, the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office and the Wasatch County School District. ” … We are confident that any future incidents will be handled in a similarly efficient and effective manner.”

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