Two schools were placed on lockdown Friday after a possibly armed man barricaded himself inside a nearby home in Lincoln Heights, officials said.
At about 5:30 a.m., officers responding to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon spotted a man with a gun in the 200 block of South Avenue 18, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Albion Elementary School, EEC and Endeavor Charter Prep School were placed on lockdown due to the police activity, LA School Police tweeted.
SWAT team members arrived at the scene where police said the man refused to come out of the home.
No shots have been fired. No injuries have been reported.