Man Shot, Wounded Near Crenshaw High School

A man was shot and wounded Tuesday morning near Crenshaw High School.

Firefighter-paramedics tansported the wounded man on a gurney into an ambulance in front of the high school. Detaials about the victim's condition were not immediately available.

Officer Aareon Jefferson said a call of shots fired came in shortly before 8 a.m. on the 5000 block of 11th Avenue, where the school is located. Officials said the suspected shooter was last seen in a dark-colored truck or SUV.

LA Unified School District spokeswoman Barbara Jones said no students were involved and classes were not in session at the time of the shooting. The school was locked down as a precaution during the police investigation.

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