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She said a quarry shooting victim was listed there in good condition Thursday, and another victim was treated and released shortly after the shooting.

During the ensuing manhunt for Allman, schools were locked down in Cupertino, home of Apple Inc., and in nearby communities. Authorities went door to door with guns drawn and residents were warned to stay indoors.

Authorities found Allman's car, and collected a shotgun, a handgun and two rifles believed to belong to the suspect, Smith said, adding that some of the weapons were found in the car.

The shootings rattled those close to Allman.

In addition to working at the quarry, Allman has run a nonprofit group for youths and produced and hosted a public access television show for CreaTV in San Jose. He also wrote a novel titled "Saving Grace," about the evils of domestic violence.

To his friends, he was an outgoing, friendly man and devoted single father of two who once worked tirelessly to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims.

"If you live in San Jose, you could not help but know him. He had a great smile, and he lit up the room," said Rev. Jeff Moore of the NAACP's San Jose-Silicon Valley chapter. "He was such a peaceful man."

Walter Wilson, a community activist who has known Allman all his life, said he last saw Allman three weeks ago at downtown music festival. He seemed happy and jovial, Wilson said.

"He spent his life in the service of other people," Wilson said.

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