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.
One person was injured in a shooting in San Francisco’s Portola District Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.
Five schools in Alameda were briefly on lockdown because of a report that proved false of a man with a gun near one of the campuses this morning, police said.
A report of a possible gunman at an administrative building on the San Jose State University campus has turned up nothing and the building has reopened, according to the university.
The U.S. Capitol building was placed on lockdown and Capitol police issued a shelter-in-place order Thursday afternoon following reports of shots fired nearby.