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LAPD investigates shooting threat at Chatsworth High School

Chatsworth High School has been placed on lockdown after someone called to threaten a shooting, police said Tuesday.

A caller contacted the school and made the threat around 10:15 a.m., according to a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman.

Officers with the LAPD and the Los Angeles Unified School District Police Department are searching the school, authorities said. In a tweet, the LAPD confirmed there was a “report of a threat, but nothing credible.”

There have been no confirmed sightings of a shooter and a gun has not been found on the campus, the spokesman said. No one has been reported injured.

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james.queally@latimes.com

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