LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Los Angeles Police Department officers said Wednesday that they chased a man with a gun on foot into an elementary school near Exposition Park.
Police set up a perimeter in the area and had the school surrounded, authorities said.READ MORE: WATCH: A Sneak Peek Of The Highly-Anticipated Academy Museum
The man reportedly ran inside Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary at 3989 S. Hobart Blvd.
Stu Mundel in Sky2 reports some children were in the building.READ MORE: Driver Killed, 5 Injured In El Monte Shooting, Crash
Students were told to shelter in place.
Mundel said Western would be closed from King and 39th as the search continued.MORE NEWS: George Holliday, Man Who Videotaped Rodney King Beating, Dies Of COVID
It was unknown what the suspect was originally wanted for.