Police: Teen with gun near Shaker Heights HS causes brief lockdown

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SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Shaker Heights High School was on lockdown for a brief period Monday night because of a teen with a gun at a nearby residence, Shaker Heights police said.

Commander John Cole confirmed to the FOX 8 I-Team that officers responded to the 3000 block of Huntington Road Monday evening for a report of a male with a gun. The teen fled the scene, but was taken into custody a short while later.

Police say he was distraught and would be taken in for “evaluation,” the I-Team reports.

Huntington, Warrington, Southington, and Onaway roads were blocked off for a time, police said.

No injuries were reported.

Further details were not immediately released.

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