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Two students at White Knoll High School have been suspended and arrested after the Lexington County Sheriff's Department responded to a call of a student possibly having a gun on campus.

Lexington County Sheriff's Department responded to the call Monday afternoon and placed the school on lockdown.

According to a statement from Sheriff Jay Koon on the department's Twitter page, deputies arrested a 16-year-old male student after he allegedly brought a loaded gun on school property. They also arrested a 15-year-old female student for possession of a knife.

According to department officials, the boy was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds, communicating a school threat, and possession of a weapon by a person unlawful. 

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