OAKLAND -- McClymonds High School in West Oakland was briefly on lockdown Friday while police searched nearby yards for a possibly armed man.

The 22-year-old suspect was tracked down by an Emeryville police dog and taken into custody at 12:24 p.m. after an hourlong search, police said.

Police initially got a report about 11:30 a.m. of a man with a gun in the 2500 block of Market Street. When officers tried to detain the man, he took off running, throwing a gun into a market before heading into a yard on the 900 block of 26th Street -- across the street from the school.

More than a dozen police flooded the area, searching yards and vacant houses. The police dog, a German shepherd named "Ingo" found the suspect in the rear of a house on the 2500 block of Myrtle Street.

It wasn't immediately known if the man had a second weapon.

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