San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts Lockdown

A SCHOOL in San Diego is closed after a man was seen walking on the balcony of a building opposite the school holding what appears to be a gun.

Police have received reports that an individual fired a gun at the School of Creative and Performing Arts in San Diego.

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San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts is on lockdown after reports of suspect with gun near campus

A man could be seen walking back and forth on a balcony with what appeared to be some type of airsoft or BB gun.

Officers have surrounded the house and are working to get the suspect out.

Police are removing people and talking to them, a surveillance commander told Fox News. However, no suspect has been identified.

The confinement was lifted shortly before 5:30 p.m. Law enforcement said the students were fired and were being picked up by their parents.

No one was injured in the incident, police said. Officers from the San Diego Police Department and the San Diego Unified School District were at the scene.

Nearly a dozen patrol cars could be seen around the campus.

Police said they were unable to locate any firearms linked to the incident, but will continue to investigate.

SCPA is a tuition-free public facility operated by the San Diego Unified School District. It opened in the late 1970s and currently has around 1,500 students and over 70 teachers.

It is a magnetic school for children interested in studying the arts, with students in grades 6 to 12.

San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts lockdown after suspect “seen on balcony with gun”

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