Andrew Hill High School In East San Jose Evacuated After Being Placed On Lockdown; Police Investigate Bomb Threat
Andrew Hill High School in San Jose is being evacuated after being placed on lockdown Friday afternoon. Police are investigating a possible bomb threat and an apparent call for ransom over the phone.
An Alameda high school is on lockdown Tuesday afternoon because of reports of a weapon there, police said.
Acalanes High School in Lafayette is currently on lockdown because of threats posted to social media, officials said.
A lockdown prompted by a shooting across from Kennedy High School in Richmond Wednesday morning has been lifted and the student who was shot is being treated for wounds that are not believed to be life-threatening.
Police asked residents to shelter in place and surrounded a neighborhood in San Jose where two suspects were believed to be hiding after robbing a 7-Eleven convenience store early Friday morning.
Bret Harte Elementary School was locked down for just over an hour, as police scoured the area nearby for a shooting suspect.
SWAT teams in Benicia were searching for a suspect who ran from a highway crash and might be connected to an earlier shooting on Interstate Highway 780, a police spokesman said.
Police said the lockdowns came after a call around 9:20 a.m. from a man reporting that he had encountered a teenage boy on a bicycle across from Centerville Junior High in the 37700 block of Fremont Boulevard who challenged him to a fight and claimed to have a gun.
Monterey police lifted a shelter-in-place and lockdown for Monterey Peninsula College on Friday after reports that an armed person on campus had no merit.
Three men were arrested and a runaway child was found in an Antioch home Wednesday morning after a shooting that prompted a lockdown at an elementary school, police said.