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Santa Monica campus lockdown lifted after reports of gunman

A lockdown at Santa Monica College has been lifted after reports of a gunman on campus Tuesday.

August 16, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A lockdown at Santa Monica College has been lifted after reports of a gunman on campus Tuesday.

Santa Monica police said that someone had called police after hearing what sounded like a gunshot.

Police made a sweep throughout the college around 11:15 a.m. The lockdown was lifted approximately an hour later after no immediate evidence of a gunman was found.

School is not in session, but there were some students registering as well as teachers preparing for classes.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.


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