Hailey School Reports Break-in with Shotgun

2013-01-12T02:10:00Z Hailey School Reports Break-in with ShotgunBy AlisonGene Smith - alismith@magicvalley.com Twin Falls Times-News

HAILEY • Officials at Wood River HighSchool say someone used a shotgun Friday morning to break into the school.

The start of classes was delayed until 10:30 a.m. as police inspected the school building and investigated the incident.

Heather Crocker, director of communication for the Blaine County School District, said a shotgun was fired through a glass door on the north side of the school.

“They went in for about a minute and a half and pulled the fire alarm and left,” she said.

It wasn’t clear from the information shared Friday whether the intruder did anything else inside the school before pulling the alarm.

Crocker said police are investigating the incident but didn’t have a suspect Friday.

According to a press release from the school district, the district was advised by Sentinel Security that an alarm was activated at the high school at 1:30 a.m.

The entire high school was inspected by the police and cleared for occupancy before classes began. District officials announced they would keep an increased police presence at their schools throughout Friday.

Students who took the bus Friday morning were advised to follow their normal transportation schedule. The Community Campus was open for students prior to the 10:30 a.m. delayed start time.

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