LAUSD Schools Locked Down After Shooting in South L.A.

Two Los Angles schools were locked down Tuesday following a robbery and shooting at the corner of East 41st Place and South Avalon Boulevard (map), authorities said.

Los Angeles Schools Lockdown Shooting

4 LAUSD schools were on lockdown after shooting in L.A. Tuesday. (Credit: KTLA)

The schools were placed on a precautionary lockdown at 7:50 a.m., according to officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

The schools involved were Harmony Elementary and Wadsworth Elementary, the LAUSD said.

Lockdowns at both schools had been lifted as of 1:15 p.m., according to LAUSD police.

In a separate incident, Loren Miller Elementary and the attached Wanda Mikes Children’s Center were locked down after a man who was believed to be carrying a weapon was spotted at the elementary school.

No gunman or weapon were found during the investigation.