ODESSA – The Alternative Education Center in Odessa was placed on a brief lockdown on Thursday morning.
Ector County ISD officials tell NewsWest 9, the school was under a lockdown for about 40 minutes.
We're told school officials received a tip of a student bringing a gun to campus.
Officials quickly located the student and took him into custody.
Police then swept the entire campus but no weapon was ever found.
No students or staff were injured and the school has returned to its normal schedule.