According to the police, someone called 911 to report a gunshot at Granger Elementary in West Valley. Although the school district said the call may not be credible, police are responding and emergency procedures have been started.
Update: A West Valley City elementary school was being cleared after reports of shots being fired Monday morning.
Police say there is no confirmation that shots were fired at Granger Elementary School, but decided to clear the building out of precaution. The school is located at 3700 South 1950 West.
According to the authorities, on Monday morning, West Valley City police responded to a 911 call that was made regarding a probable gunshot taking place inside of an elementary school.
Ben Horsley, a spokesperson for the Granite School District, stated that district officials are “investigating this aggressively” after police reported that someone dialed 911 to report hearing rounds fired in Granger Elementary School. On the other hand, people are unsure as to whether or not the call can be trusted.
He stated that the police had reacted as though the information was credible. “We anticipate learning more very soon.”
According to sources all students are fleeing to the tennis courts.
As at the time of this report, there has been neither confirmation nor identification of any victims.
No suspects have been identified, and there has been no information immediately released regarding any arrests.
Police ask public to please stay out of the area.
We will provide any new information that we have in connection with this occurrence.