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2 Lincoln Heights schools locked down by neighborhood shooting

Two schools were locked down due to a nearby shooting in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood.

May 22, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two schools were locked down due to a nearby shooting in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood.

Students were held past the normal 2:24 p.m. dismissal time.

Police said Abraham Lincoln Senior High School was also locked down.

Gates Street Elementary began releasing students by 3 p.m.

One person was shot on the 2100 block of Keith Street in Lincoln Heights, according to the LAPD.

Police were searching for a suspect believed to be in the area. Both schools are not within the perimeter search, according to police.

A male shooting victim was hospitalized.

At about 3:50 p.m. police said a suspected gunman was arrested.


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