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A man was shot Tuesday near Crenshaw High School, which was placed on lockdown for a time as a precaution.

Emergency responders went to the 5000 block of 11th Avenue at 7:52 a.m., said Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison. The unidentified man, in his 40s, was taken to a hospital in stable condition, police said.

Officials ordered a brief precautionary lockdown of the high school, where classes had been scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., though the crime was not connected with the school, a police captain said.

—City News Service

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