PENNS GROVE, NJ (CBS) – Penns Grove Middle School was on lockdown after parents told officials they thought they had seen a student carrying a gun or pellet gun to school.

The parent notified area crossing guards, who then told police.

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The school, located on Maple Avenue, was briefly placed under lockdown while police investigated. One 14-year-old student was taken into custody after police found a paintball gun in his locker.

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Parents were notified, and no students were injured.

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