PLEASANT VIEW — Numerous police and fire agencies responded to a Pleasant View charter school Wednesday afternoon after a threat of a school shooting was placed to 911 dispatchers.
Thankfully, police found no signs of injuries at the school or a shooter.
Just prior to 2 p.m., police dispatchers received a call saying there was an active shooter at Capstone Classical Academy, located at 3885 North Highway 89 in Pleasant View, according to Sgt. Corey Clark of the Pleasant View Police Department.
Police arrived to searched the school and found no evidence of an active shooter, Clark said. All students, staff and faculty were accounted for during the course of the search, according to Clark.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Clark said the call is still under investigation, but police believe the person who made the fake call was not near the school when the call was placed. Clark said police think the call may have come from the Roy area.
Police did not know if the caller was an adult or child, man or woman as of Wednesday afternoon, Clark said. They are also unsure whether or not the caller was someone who attended the charter school, according to Clark.
As a precaution, schools nearby Capstone Classical Academy were put on lockout, including Greenwood Charter School, Majestic Elementary and Orion Junior High School, Clark said.
When a call was placed to Capstone Classical Academy around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, a worker told the Standard-Examiner that the school was cleared by law enforcement and students remained in their classrooms on lockdown during the search.
When the worker was asked for her name and title at the school, the call ended.
Clark said numerous first responder agencies responded to the school, including members of the Pleasant View Police, Harrisville Police, Ogden Police, UTA Police, Utah Highway Patrol, North Ogden Police, Weber County Sheriff's Office, Roy Police, North View Fire and Weber Fire District.
"If you saw several police vehicles traveling to through the area, or parked outside of schools in North Ogden please know that our officers take the safety at our schools very seriously," North Ogden Police Department said in a Facebook post.
This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.