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LAPD responding to reported shooting near Pacoima school

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Los Angeles police were responding Friday afternoon to a report of a shooting at a home near a Pacoima middle school, officials said.

Details about the reported incident were still unclear, but LAPD Officer Rosario Herrera said officers were called to the 9900 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard -- near Pacoima Middle School -- about 2:40 p.m.

Initial reports indicated a caller said he had shot two people inside a home, said Officer Virrueta of the LAPD’s Foothill station. Virrueta and Herrera said police had not yet been able to confirm the condition of any victims.

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The caller was believed to be locked inside the home, Virrueta said.

The middle school was being evacuated as a precaution, Virrueta said, though he and Herrera both noted the incident was not believed to be connected to the school.

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