A student at Ricori Middle School in Cold Spring, Minn. was questioned by police after a handgun was found in his locker Tuesday, the Star Tribune reported.
Superintendent Scott Staska told the St. Cloud Times it happened around 9 a.m., according to the Pioneer Press.
Staska did not release the student's gender or which grade he or she is in.
The student had the gun out in the hallway where other students saw and told the principal.
A shooting happened at Rocori High School in 2003. Two students died and the shooter was sentenced to life in prison.