Charges to be filed after weapon is found at Midland High

MIDLAND -- UPDATE: MISD says that a firearm was found on the campus.

(Makensie Hinkle/CBS 7)

The lockdown was lifted just before 3 p.m.

According to MISD, police found a .40 caliber Taurus semi-automatic weapon and a student was detained.

Charges are set to be filed against the student.

The campus was first placed on lockdown after Crime Stoppers received a tip of a student with a firearm.
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Midland High School has been placed under lockdown on Tuesday afternoon.

According to staff members, the lockdown started at 1:30 p.m.

According to Midland ISD, the lockdown is due to allegations that a student may have a gun on campus.

No weapons have been found at this time.