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One wounded in HB shooting

ONE PERSON was wounded in an incident Thursday in Huntington Beach (Shutterstock).

One person was wounded and two schools were put on lockdown Thursday afternoon in an incident in Huntington Beach.

According to the HBPD, at around 1:15 p.m., police received reports of a shooting in the 10000 block of Constitution Drive (near Brookhurst Street).

Responding officers found one person had suffered a minor gunshot wound.

Two people were detained and police believe they were the only parties involved. Locked down temporarily as a precaution were the Isojiro Oka Elementary School and the private Pegasus School.

Bulk item dropoff on Saturday

On Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., the City of Garden Grove, in partnership with Republic Services, will host a community cleanup day, offering residents the opportunity to properly dispose of bulky items for free. The drop-off location will be at the Garden Grove Elks Lodge, at 11551 Trask Avenue. The event is open to Garden Grove residents only.

Residents may bring unwanted household items, including bulky items and electronic waste, such as appliances, furniture, mattresses, televisions, printers, and computers.

This will be a self-service event in which residents will be unloading their own items, on a first-come, first-served basis, until bins are full.

Items not accepted include hazardous waste, including paint and oil; and green waste, such as grass clippings and leaves. For a complete list of banned items, visit


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