Glendale police end lock down around Fremont Park, no suspects located

Police have ended a lock down of the neighborhood around Fremont Park where several shots were fired earlier today after no suspects were located.

Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said none of the dozen or so men who were involved in a parking lot brawl prior to the shooting were found. No one was reported injured in the shooting, which occurred at about 1:35 p.m.

Police did find a bullet lodged in the wall of a nearby home, and a switchblade on the park’s playground.

A Special Weapons and Tactics team was called in to search the park, as were K-9 units from Glendale and Burbank, and a police helicopter.

The gunman was described 22 years old and Middle Eastern. He was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans, according to police.

Anyone with details about the shooting or the gunman was encouraged to call the Glendale Police Department at (818) 548-3987. To remain anonymous, call Glendale Crime Stoppers at (818) 507-7867.

-- Jason Wells, Times Community News

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