Grant High school shooting leaves student hospitalized and manhunt for suspect underway with LA building on lockdown

A SCHOOL is on lockdown in Los Angeles after a student was rushed to the hospital from wounds sustained in a shooting in front of the building.

The 16-year-old boy was shot while crossing the street near Ulysses S Grant High School in Van Nuys, said the LAPD.

According to police, the boy was struck in the leg and taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he is in stable condition.

The incident occurred just before 3:30pm, prompting a lockdown inside the school before going into a "modified dismissal" after 4pm.

No arrests have been announced, said police, who believe it may have been gang-related.

The suspect reportedly fled after the incident, police said they were seen driving a green Honda Accord.

Authorities have cordoned off an area near the school as they investigate the incident.

Officials said the incident is not considered an active-shooter situation.

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