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Police confer with officials at American Heritage Academy Wednesday after police dispatch received a call from a mother who said her daughter had texted her about a gunman at the school. American Heritage was having a lockdown drill at the time the call was made to police. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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Police receive false alarm about gunman at local charter school

COTTONWOOD – Police received a phone call from whom they believed to be a concerned mother reporting a gunman at the American Heritage Academy Wednesday, but when police responded they determine it was only a lockdown drill by the school.