VALLEJO (KRON) – A lockdown of John Finney High School in Vallejo was lifted midday Wednesday after a shooting occurred in the area this morning, according to the Vallejo Police Department.
The shooting was reported in the area of the 1300 block of Amador Street around 9:24 a.m. A school-initiated lockdown has been lifted, according to Vallejo Public Information Officer Brittany K. Jackson. No injured have been reported, and no suspects were identified.
A tweet from Vallejo police states that the suspect “is a Hispanic male, approximately 30-40 years old, approximately 5’8″, with a stocky build. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap with black puffy jacket, dark jeans and no shoes.”
The suspect was last seen in the area of the 1300 block of Amador Street, police said in a press release. Shortly before the lockdown was issued, he entered an empty field on the John Finney Education Complex near the west end of the campus where he fired a firearm.
School authorities kept 418 summer school students at the high school on lockdown. Approximately two hours later, students were released from the school at around 11:15 a.m.
The case is an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vallejo Police Department at 707-552-3285 or dial 911.