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Press Release - Emergency Incident at Luther Elementary School


There was an emergency incident this afternoon at Luther Elementary School in Fort Atkinson, WI. At approximately 2:45 p.m., a male subject with a dog and without a weapon forced his way into the building and ignored staff directives. The subject threatened to release the dog in the school. 911 was called, the building went on active intruder lockdown and the Fort Atkinson Police Department was on the scene and the subject and dog were in police custody within four minutes. The District’s response protocols were followed, the situation has been fully resolved, and school will resume as normal on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Counseling services will be available for students and staff throughout the next few days. Any inquiries may be directed to the Superintendent’s office at 920-563-7807.