Van Nuys Residents: Shelter in Place as Police Search for Man With a Gun

A Van Nuys school was on lockdown after a man was reported with a gun in the area Thursday.

Police responded to the 4700 block of Irwin Street at 11:15 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.

Children's Community School at 14702 Sylvan St. was put on lockdown as a precaution.  

Police set up a perimeter to try and find the man. Residents were asked to shelter in place and bring pets indoors in the area of Cedros Avenue Delano Street at 1:30 p.m.

The initial call came in as a domestic dispute. 

There were no reports of injuries.

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