Marysville Getchell High School (Marysville School District) 
Marysville Getchell High School (Marysville School District)

Marysville Getchell High School (Marysville School District) Marysville Getchell High School (Marysville School District)

False alarm report of shooting prompts lockdown at Marysville high school

An unknown caller claimed there was an active shooter at Marysville Getchell High School on Tuesday morning.

MARYSVILLE — An active shooter threat Tuesday morning at Marysville Getchell High School was deemed a false alarm, authorities said.

At about 9:45 a.m., an unknown caller reported an active shooter at the high school. The school was placed on lockdown as police investigated. Marysville police reported there was no threat to the campus.

“All calls whether considered legitimate or not are taken seriously and the police remained on campus until all areas were checked and verified and deemed no threat,” the school district wrote in a Facebook post.

The Marysville Police Department noted similar false reports in other counties in Washington.

At the other high school in the city, Marysville Pilchuck, a freshman student killed four classmates in 2014.

Correction: An earlier version of this story appeared with an inaccurate headline. This story has been updated to fix the error.

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