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Shooting in Chula Vista prompts brief lockdown at 2 nearby campuses

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CHULA VISTA (NEWS 8) - Police in Chula Vista took one person into custody and put two campuses on lockdown following reports of shots fired near a store in the community.

The Chula Vista Police Department responded to reports of shots fired at around 8:30 a.m. near a Walgreens Pharmacy at 1430 Eastlake Parkway. CVPD said that an 18-year-old tried to buy alcohol from the Walgreens and when employees refused, he left the building, pulled out a handgun and fired a shot back toward the store and left. Police found the suspect a short distance away in an apartment complex in possession of a handgun and took him into custody.

A resident in a nearby apartment was recording as the teen let out loud scream while officers brought him to the ground and arrested him. Police say he will face weapons possession charges. 

Eastlake High School and Olympic View Elementary School to the north were both put on lockdown out of precaution. Police said the lockdown lasted about 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported.

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