ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A 16-year-old student at Roswell High School was found with a gun Wednesday morning. School officials first became aware of the situation after students reported the gun to a teacher.

The student was then detained by a Roswell police school resource officer and school security. Officers searched the school for a second suspect and weapon and students were released at noon.

Roswell police say the teen was taken to the police department and questioned. Charges are pending.