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Shooting threat at Warden High School unfounded

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The Grant County Sheriff's Office said threats of a shooting at Warden High School on Wednesday were deemed as rumors by the Warden Police Department The Grant County Sheriff's Office said threats of a shooting at Warden High School on Wednesday were deemed as rumors by the Warden Police Department
WARDEN, Wash. -

Warden High School was placed in lockdown Wednesday morning after a shooting threat was brought to the attention of the school's principal. 


At 9:00 a.m., Principal Chris Rust was told by some students that one of their classmates was going to "shoot up the school." The school was placed in lockdown and Warden Police were immediately notified. Police found the student of interest was not at school and went to the student's house. Police contacted the student and his mother and deemed that the threat was just a rumor. 


The school was released from lockdown and operations resumed as normal. 



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