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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Police searching for gunman in Atwater*

Police have closed off some streets near Fletcher Drive and LaClede Avenue in Atwater Village this afternoon as they search for a man armed with a gun. An officer at the scene said no shooting had taken place but could not provide any further details about what prompted the search, which included police units on the ground and a helicopter overhead.

* Update @ 6:05 p.m.: The search has been called off. Police have not said if anyone was caught.

* Update @ 4:58 p.m.: The LAPD Northeast Division via Facebook  says officers have been going through homes and yards as they search for a suspect who fled from a parole compliance unit.

3 comments

  1. Dang cops can’t just leave us alone with our right to bare arms.

  2. And our right to be bears!

  3. Just moved to Atwater and for a minute there, I thought I had moved to Highland Park.

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