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DEVELOPING: Santa Monica Police Shut Down Pico Blvd.*

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UPDATE, 6:01 P.M.: The search continues, residents who live within the area still cannot get into their homes.

We're getting reports by a reader that "shit's going down around Santa Monica College at Pico and 18th."

KNX1070 is reporting that parts of PIco Blvd. have been shut down as police search for a suspect in the 20th/Delaware attempted murder from last summer. A police officer happened to see him at a liquor store when he took off. Three SWAT Teams have been deployed and the LAPD has lent the use of one airship.

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About 40 officers are working on the search. Residents in the area are not being allowed to go home until the situation is over.

*Denotes updated post. Photo by guamafro via Flickr