LIVERMORE -- Police are investigating a shooting in a bank parking lot Friday afternoon that resulted in the arrest of two suspects a safety lockdown at four Livermore schools.

Officers took the two men into custody after being called to Bank of America at 1748 Railroad Ave. at 2:10 p.m. after shots were fired into an occupied vehicle, according to a statement from Livermore police Sgt. Keith Graves. No one was injured in the shooting.

Police did not identify the suspects, one of whom they arrested at Railroad Avenue and North L Street. A second suspect tried to run, police said, but officers found him under a house in the area of Second and McLeod streets.

The lockdown was put in place around 2:45 p.m. as a precautionary measure, according to Livermore Valley Joint Union School District Superintendent Kelly Bowers. Police lifted the lockdown around 3:10 p.m. after the suspects were arrested.

The schools affected included Livermore High School, East Avenue Middle School, Junction Avenue K-8 and St. Michael School.

"All our kids are safe," said Bowers, who sent a mass email and a recorded message to district parents, notifying them of the situation.

"There was a suspect who fled in the general direction of our schools," the email reads. "No students or staff were in harm's way at any time. All staff and students cooperated and followed all safety protocols and procedures."


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