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The Latest: 1 arrest in LA shooting near school

September 20, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a shooting near a Los Angeles school (all times local):

1:30 p.m.

Police have arrested one man and are searching for a second male suspect in a shooting that wounded two people across the street from a Los Angeles charter school.

Officer Ray Brown says CHAMPS Charter High remains locked down more than an hour after gunfire erupted at a nearby Jack in the Box restaurant Thursday. Officers with guns drawn searched the area in a business district of the Van Nuys neighborhood.

Brown says two victims are hospitalized in unknown condition.

He did not have additional information about the suspect in custody.

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1 p.m.

Los Angeles police say a shooting that wounded two people did not occur at a school but at a fast food restaurant across the street.

Officer Ray Brown says two male suspects ran after the shooting just after 12 p.m. at a Jack in the Box in a business district of the Van Nuys neighborhood.

CHAMPS Charter High School was locked down as police combed the area.

Brown says two victims are hospitalized in unknown condition.

TV news footage showed two people sitting up on gurneys being wheeled into ambulances.

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12:45 p.m.

Police say two people were shot near a Los Angeles charter school in a business district.

Officer Rosario Herrera says police responded to a call Thursday in the Van Nuys area.

TV news footage showed two people sitting up on gurneys being wheeled into ambulances.

Officer Ray Brown says there were two female victims in unknown condition and police are searching for two male suspects.

Police swarmed the area near the CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts about 15 miles (24 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

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