COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A Columbus middle school was placed on a lockdown Monday afternoon after Columbus police responded to reports of a student having a weapon.

Champion Middle School, in the King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood, was placed on a brief lockdown, between 12 and 1 p.m. while the school safety and security team searched for a weapon, matching a loaded magazine found on a student in the school.

Columbus City Schools confirmed that Safety and Security originally received word that a student may have had a magazine to a weapon in the building. The magazine was recovered, the weapon was retrieved shortly afterward, and Columbus police were notified.

According to police, the gun was found in a room the student was seen in by school staff.

When officers arrived, they were told by school staff that several students were detained due to the incident.

An 11-year-old student is charged with illegal conveyance of a deadly weapon in a school safety zone and illegal possession of a deadly weapon in a school safety zone.

CCS said the school will take appropriate counseling and disciplinary action.