Police standoff prompts lockdown at San Jose elementary school

SAN JOSE (KRON) — A police standoff with an assault suspect in San Jose put a nearby elementary school on lockdown Friday afternoon, according to police.

At 12:19 p.m., officers responded to the 1500 block of Scott Street on a report of shots fired, police said.

When they arrived, they found a man suffering from an injury. He told police a man hit him with a truck and fled.

The victim was treated for a non-life threatening injury.

Then at 12:42 p.m., police responded to the 2400 block of Marsha Way on a report of a suspicious circumstance involving a man covered in blood who was driving recklessly in a white truck.

Police checked the license plate and discovered the truck was reported stolen. The man driving the truck provided his name and said he was shot, police said. He got out of the truck and fled.

The victim from the assault earlier on Scott Street provided the suspects name. The suspicious person on Marsha Way claiming to be shot had the same name.

Neighbors in the area on Marsha Way reported the suspicious person was attempting to break into a nearby residence.

As officers arrived on scene the decision was made to place Schallenberger Elementary School, located at 1280 Koch Lane, on lockdown.

The school was eventually evacuated and is no longer on lockdown.

It’s unclear if anyone was detained.

Further details were not immediately available.

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