UPDATE: California charter school on lockdown after shooting nearby injures student, employee
One person is in custody and a second individual is being sought after a shooting in Van Nuys left two people injured two and prompted the lockdown of a nearby charter school Thursday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Officers responded after receiving a report of shots fired in the 6800 block of Van Nuys Boulevard shortly after 12:10 p.m., LAPD Sgt. Barry Montgomery said at an afternoon news conference.
The location is across the street from CHAMPS Charter High School, but the shooting did not take place on campus, Montgomery emphasized.
When they arrived, police discovered two victims, identified only as a male student and a female school employee, he said.