Gonzales Community School was put on a brief lockdown Monday afternoon when Santa Fe police said a man was suspected of pulling a gun on another driver during a nearby road-rage incident.

Officers received a call around 2:45 p.m. from a man who had been rear-ended on Placita del Oro near West Alameda Street, Deputy Chief Paul Joye said. The caller said he had been in a car accident near the school and the man who had crashed into him approached his driver's side window with a gun.

The armed man then ran away, the man said.

The school was notified of the incident and went into lockdown for 30 minutes before allowing students to leave with parents and guardians in what's known as a controlled release, Santa Fe Public Schools spokesman Cody Dynarski said. 

Joye said investigators plan to file an arrest warrant against the armed man, but he declined to release the suspect's name Monday evening.  

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Khal Spencer

Welcome to New Mexico, Land of Maslow's Handgun.

Well, assuming the story is accurate, I hope they arrest this clown. And keep him locked up because pulling a gun on someone is a violent crime (yes, I know, keep laughing, a judge will cut him loose faster than I can type this).

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