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Updated at 1:38 p.m. on Jan. 22, 2015

Police sent to an El Sereno neighborhood Thursday on a report of a man with a shotgun took two people into custody for questioning.

A nearby elementary school was locked down as a precaution for several hours while officers searched the area in the vicinity of Barrett Road and Almont Street.

Officers were sent to the area shortly after 8 a.m., said Los Angeles police Officer Jack Richter. Nearby Cesar Chavez Elementary was placed on lockdown until the search was completed shortly after noon, the Los Angeles Unified School District reported.

It was unclear if a weapon was recovered.

— City News Service

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