Several Western Washington high schools were the targets of apparent swatting Tuesday, after multiple false reports of possible threats all ended up cleared.
Sedro-Woolley High School received a call regarding an active threat, and units with Upper Skagit Tribal, Skagit County Sheriff’s Office and Burlington Police Department responded.
After all buildings were checked, there was no threat determined, according to the Sedro-Wooley Police Department.
In Thurston County, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office responded to a threat at Rochester High School.
Within 40 minutes the sheriff’s department cleared the school.
In Tacoma, police responded to a possible shooting at Lincoln High School.
Lincoln High School went into immediate lockdown and officers quickly determined there had been no shooting at or near the school.
Seattle Schools said they received a report of shots fired at Roosevelt High School in Ravenna, which turned out to be false.
Bellingham police received a call of a shooting at Sehome High School, which was later determined to be a hoax call.
In Marysville, police received a report on their nonemergency line of an active shooter at Marysville Getchell High School.
Officers quickly arrived and determined there was no threat to students or the school.
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