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Gun scare shuts down Hacienda Heights school

Deputies responded to Los Altos High School due to an unconfirmed report of a gun on campus on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.

January 23, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A scare about a possible loaded gun on campus shut down a high school in Hacienda Heights on Wednesday.

Los Altos High School was on lockdown at about 8:30 a.m. after a student reported he heard someone say "it's loaded" in a campus bathroom.

L.A. County sheriff's deputies and police from the Hacienda-La Puente Unified School District converged on the large campus. They searched but found no evidence of a person with a gun.

The lockdown ended at about 3 p.m.