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Lockdown at San Marcos High School

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Santa Barbara sheriffs and Goleta police put San Marcos High School on Lockdown Thursday morning due to reports of a person with a gun near campus.

Published on October 1, 2009

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Cops stationed near lockers on east side of campus.

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Deputies searched the campus hallways with weapons drawn.

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Teacher and students running down a hallway during the lockdown.

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Police entering the San Marcos High administrative offices.

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Detective asking questions at a business in Turnpike Shopping Center, which is where an altercation took place and a suspect reportedly drew a gun on students.

Published on October 1, 2009

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Investigators briefly detained two individuals in the Turnpike Shopping Center parking lot but determined that they were not the suspects.

Published on October 1, 2009

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A Sheriff's helicopter circled for hours above San Marcos High School.

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This police officer walked around campus with a janitor, searching trash cans for possible evidence.

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Deputies searching San Marcos High hallways, assault rifles drawn.

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Escorting students and staff into the gymnasium as classrooms were cleared.

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Searching police silhouetted in a campus hallway.

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Santa Barbara Sheriff's deputies (including those contracted to serve as the police force for the City of Goleta) searched San Marcos High campus all day following a morning report of a young man brandishing a gun, during an altercation at nearby Turnpike Shopping Center.

Published on October 1, 2009

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Turnpike Shopping Center, where an altercation reportedly took place in the parking lot between groups of young people, is across the street from the campus.

Published on October 1, 2009

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Students and staff being led into the gym.

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Students being directed into the gym.

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At 1:30 p.m., after hours of lockdown, deputies started escorting students out of their classrooms and into the gymnasium, while they continued to search for a reported gunman.

Published on October 1, 2009

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