SYLMAR (CNS) - A woman was shot and critically wounded today in Sylmar, and a nearby elementary school was placed on lockdown while police sought a suspect in the neighborhood, authorities said.
Officers went to the area of Astoria Street and Woodcock Avenue shortly before 8 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The wounded woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition, police said.
Nearby Dyer Street Elementary School was placed on lockdown while officers sought a suspect in the area, the Los Angeles Unified School District reported. No arrests were immediately reported.