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Pueblo West High School went on another 'external lockdown' due to a threat

Posted at 1:15 PM, Aug 16, 2022

PUEBLO WEST — Pueblo West High School went on another "external lockdown" after receiving a Safe To Tell Tip of a possible shooting and explosion.

On Tuesday, D70 campuses Skyview Middle School, Sierra Vista Elementary School, and Pueblo West High School also went on "external lockdown" for a similar threat.

During the lockdown, classes continued on as normal inside the building, but anyone who needed to leave was escorted out and there were extra deputies and administration on campus as a precaution.

The initial lockdown was prompted by a social media post of unknown origin.

Both threats were not considered credible and the "external lockdown" was lifted.

According to D70, "All school activities will continue as scheduled. School resources officers are always on hand to ensure the safety of our students and staff."

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