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According to NBC4i, 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. today while the school safety and security team searched for a weapon, matching a loaded clip 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 clip to a weapon in the building. The clip was recovered, the weapon was retrieved shortly afterward, and Columbus PD was notified.

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