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February 24

Millikan HS LBPD arrests a student for allegedly putting a photo of a gun on social media with a warning that people not come to Millikan High School the next day. LBPD indicates a subsequent post indicated the initial post was a joke and PD indicates it doesn’t believe the initial photo was a legitimate threat.

February 26

3rd St. and Carroll Park West  A man allegedly shot/wounded another man after an argument between the two inside a residence.

February 29

Golden Ave./6th St. February ends with 5th shooting crime scene in 1st District, casings found, no persons hit.

March 3

Crash at Lakewood Blvd/Stearns St.; sedan collides with an SUV, flips SUV onto its roof, LBFD uses jaws of life to free two patients, transports them with a third person to hospitals.

6100 block (alley) Cherry Ave. midnight hour gunfire, casings found, no persons hit.

March 5

Pacific Ave./10th St. Woman allegedly stabs a woman, physically assaults a man at a hotel.

March 6

Magnolia/32nd St. 86-year-old woman is an unmarked crosswalk (no traffic lights) is struck and killed by a driver. PD says driver remained at the scene, provided aid, cooperated with police, no evidence of alcohol, drugs or distracted driving.

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