Deputies investigating possible threat reported at Spring Valley school

Posted at 3:09 PM, May 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-24 19:06:00-04

SPRING VALLEY, Calif. (KGTV) - Deputies were called to an East County school over rumors of a possible school shooting.

San Diego Sheriff's deputies responded Thursday just after 2:30 p.m. to Spring Valley Academy after a school employee called over concerns of a shooting rumor. SDSO confirmed deputies were on campus speaking with the employee.

SDSO did not say whether the threat was made to Spring Valley Academy or how it was brought to the employee's attention.

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Correction: An earlier version of this story updated to say the threat was a hoax. That is incorrect. Deputies are still investigating.