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Shooter opens fire near Southcrest elementary school

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Posted at 2:01 PM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 19:51:39-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Shots were fired Monday near a Southcrest school, forcing the school into lockdown, San Diego Police reported.

A man in the passenger seat of an unidentified vehicle with three other men inside got out and began firing about 1:30 p.m. near Chavez Elementary at 1404 S. 40th Street.

Police said the gunman was aiming at a pedestrian, but no one was hurt. A parked truck was hit by a bullet.

Officers put the campus on lockdown for approximately 30 minutes until the school was due to let out for the day.

There was no immediate word on a motive for the shooting.