1 person shot near Santee HS in South LA, school on lockdown

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) — One person has been shot near Santee High School in South Los Angeles and the school has been placed on lockdown, officials say.

The Los Angeles School Police Department says officers are treating one gunshot victim on the perimeter of the school and asked the public to stay away from the area. LAPD and LAFD are also on scene.

The shooting was reported around 2 p.m. in the area of 22nd Street near the school, according to the LAPD.

Police do not believe the shooting is necessarily connected to the school but they are investigating.

The suspect was believed to be an adult male on a light blue bicycle who fled the scene after the shooting.

The school is located at 1921 Maple Ave.

DEVELOPING: This story will be updated.

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