Student in custody, gun recovered after lockdown at West Side school

CHICAGO -- A student is in custody and a gun has been recovered from an alternative CPS school on Chicago's West Side.

Earlier Thursday, police responded to West Town Academy in the 500 block of North Sacramento for a call of a person with a gun. As a result, the school was placed on lockdown.

There are no reports of any injuries and the lockdown has since been lifted.

The charges against the student are pending.

No other information is available.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.