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Update: School lockdown lifted, Sacramento police continue search for armed man

Sacramento police report a precautionary lockdown of American Legion High School has been lifted, but a search of the area continues for a man who is believed to be armed.

Police reported about 3:30 p.m. that shots had had been heard in the area and a search was under way for a person who was last seen in the 3400 block of Sixth Avenue. A helicopter is assisting in the search and announcements were made advising residents in the area to stay in their homes during the search.

The man sought is described only as African American, wearing a black T-shirt and light blue jeans.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy