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.

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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.

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Two schools was also placed on temporary lockdown as a precaution, police said.

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