Scipio shelter-in-place lifted after two individuals taken into custody
(MILLARD CO, UT) — A shelter-in-place has been lifted in Scipio after Millard County Sheriff’s deputies took two people into custody Wednesday night. According to a press release, deputies responded to a residence in the Scipio area on a report of an individual threatening self harm.
“At some point during the incident, the individual became agitated and discharged a handgun in the air, and returned inside the residence. Due to the circumstances, a shelter-in-place alert was put out to the residents of Scipio. The situation was resolved and two individuals were
taken into custody. No risk remains to the public and the shelter-in-place has been lifted,” concluded the release sent by Captain Patrick Bennett, Millard County Sheriff’s Office.
According to Scipio Mayor Tom Memmot, he was told by the sheriff’s office of a shelter-in-place in Scipio, and that parents were picking up students from Millard High School in Fillmore.
Suicide prevention resources
- NAMI Utah: namiut.org
- Utah Chapter-American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: afsputah.com
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Warning signs of suicide
- Talking about wanting to die
- Looking for a way to kill oneself
- Talking about feeling hopeless or having no purpose
- Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain
- Talking about being a burden to others
- Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs
- Acting anxious, agitated or recklessly
- Sleeping too little or too much
- Withdrawing or feeling isolated
- Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge
- Displaying extreme mood swings
Information from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.