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Police escort students back into Granger Elementary School after a false alarm of a shooting at the school in West Valley City on Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Police confirmed that no shooting occurred at the school.

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Police confirmed Monday that there was no shooting at Granger Elementary, after online rumors spread that a gun had been fired inside the West Valley City school and panicked parents rushed to the scene.

Granite School District on Monday afternoon described the situation as a false alarm. A teacher at the school had heard what they thought to be gunshots and called 911, the district said. But the loud noises came from a nearby classroom conducting a science experiment, the district advised.

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