Lockdown lifted for Parlier schools; suspect in custody

PARLIER, Calif.

Fresno County Sheriff's deputies and Parlier Police officers had surrounded an apartment complex at Manning and Academy as they searched for a suspect. The suspect was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon.

Nearby Martinez Elementary, Benavidez Elementary, and Parlier Jr. High School were locked down as a precaution. The lockdown lasted for several hours but was lifted just after 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

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