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Two San Pedro schools placed on lockdown as police search for gunman

April 29, 2011 | 10:37 am

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies and canine units are searching for a man who was seen carrying a gun Friday morning near two schools in San Pedro.

Bandini Elementary School and Harbor Adult School were placed on lockdown as a precaution, LAUSD campus police said. 

Authorities said a sheriff's deputy attempted to stop and indentify the man about 8:30 a.m., but the suspect fled. Deputies say they believe they have contained the man on a block they are searching near the schools.

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-- Mike Anton

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