Lakewood hospital locked down after report of armed man
Lakewood Regional Medical Center was placed on lockdown shortly after 12:30 p.m. after a report that a man with a gun was on one of the hospital floors, deputies said.
The containment area includes the hospital and a nearby school, said Lt. Anthony Tachias with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.
He said that the incident is under investigation and that there are no reports of shots fired.
[Updated, 1:52 p.m. on Jan. 22: Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said the lockdown at the hospital has been lifted.]
-- Nicole Santa Cruz