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Stabbing Prompted Lockdown at Elementary School in El Cajon

A stabbing between two men in El Cajon prompted a lockdown at a nearby elementary school Tuesday.

Police received a call about a stabbing between two men at a parking lot behind Taco Bell at Navajo and 125, said El Cajon Police Lt. Rob Ransweiler. It happened on the 2800 block of Navajo.

San Diego police units were assisting El Cajon police in their search for a suspect, said SDPD Officer Bill Hernandez. The suspect was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon.

Officers are searching for the suspect, said Lt. Ransweiler.

At 2 p.m., Gage Elementary school on the 6000 block of Bisby Lake Avenue was placed in lockdown. The lockdown was lifted just after 3 p.m.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. His condition was not yet known.

Check back on this developing story later for more updates.

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