HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two schools were briefly placed on lockdown in Hicksville, Long Island Monday afternoon, after police found and apprehended a man walking outside with a gun to his own head.
Nassau County police said around 2:30 p.m., the man was found walking in the area of Straw Lane with a gun pointed at his head.READ MORE: Former Aide Accusing Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment Says She Believes Governor Was Propositioning Her For Sex
The man was apprehended without incident in a parking lot on Stewart Avenue, and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation, police said.
As the man was being apprehended, police shut down Stewart Avenue from Levittown Parkway and Route 106 in both directions.READ MORE: Gov. Lamont Lifts Most COVID Capacity Limits In Connecticut, But Maintains Mask Mandate
Two schools was also placed on temporary lockdown as a precaution, police said.
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