Lockdowns lifted at two Los Angeles area high schools after report of shots fired in the area

Two Los Angeles area schools were placed on lockdown Thursday morning as authorities were investigating reports of gunshots fired in the area.

School police said that the Los Angeles Police Department advised that shots were fired around 9 a.m. in the area of John C. Fremont High School located at 7676 San Pedro Street.

Multiple police units responded to the scene.

Los Angeles School Police Department officers were on scene at Fremont High School and John Hope Continuation School, located at 7840 Towne Avenue, as authorities investigated. Both schools were placed on lockdown.

The lockdowns were lifted shortly before 10 a.m. 

LAPD was continuing their investigation into the confirmed shots fired call at E. 80th Street and San Pedro Street.

Additional details were not immediately known.