ELAC placed on lockdown during investigation

By Ivan Cazares [updated on November 26 at 7:30 AM] The Monterey Park Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a rumor of an active shooter on campus tuesday night. East Los Angeles College was placed on lockdown while an investigation took place. Deputies patrolled the school in force while a helicopter circled around overhead. The helicopter remained on standby at a higher altitude while deputies…

November 25, 2015

Gun threat forces ELAC to evacuate

    By Megan Perry & Erik Luna   A male suspect, 19, is in custody after allegedly calling California Highway Patrol threatening he had a gun and was heading to a college campus in Monterey Park. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Public Information Officer Nicole Nishida, the suspect was caught at Santa Monica College by campus police. The East Los Angeles College sheriffs station received a call…

May 16, 2013