MURRAY, Utah (ABC4) – The lockout protocol placed on Cottonwood High School was lifted by local law enforcement at about 10:43 a.m., Friday morning.

The lockout was originally placed by Murray Police at approximately 9:30 a.m. Friday morning, after responding to a shots fired call that occurred in the area but not on school campus. According to police, witnesses told responding officers that individuals were seen running in the direction of Cottonwood High, prompting the lockout protocol to ensure student safety. The lockout lasted just over an hour while police attempted to locate the suspect.

Granite School District said school is proceeding as normal after the lockout has been lifted with a few adjustments made to accommodate lunch.

Police are still investigating the shots fired call. Police say there have been no injuries reported and there is no threat to the community.

No other information has been made available at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY: Cottonwood High placed on lockout protocol

SEPTEPMBER 9 // 10:03 A.M.

MURRAY, Utah (ABC4) – Cottonwood High School has been placed on a lockout protocol, the Granite School District announced via Twitter, Friday morning. 

The lockout protocol comes as a response from local law enforcement as they attempt to locate a suspect who poses a potential threat off campus in the area. All exterior doors to Cottonwood High School have been locked and the Granite School District says school is proceeding as normal inside the building. 

Visitors will not be allowed on campus until the protocol is lifted.