Weapon found on campus of Kennedy High School in Richmond

FILE PHOTO: Rows of lockers in a New Jersey high school. (Photo by James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images)

Authorities launched an investigation into the discovery of a weapon on a high school campus in Richmond on Thursday.

The West Contra Costa Unified School District said that a weapon was found at Kennedy High School, although the district did not specify the type of weapon located.

A safety investigations team was dispatched to the high school campus to conduct an investigation.

No further details were immediately available.