Two parents prevented a scary incident from turning into a fatal tragedy.
According to police, two Utah parents disarmed their 15-year-old son after the teen brought the family's shotgun and handgun to his junior high school and shot a round into the ceiling.
Bountiful Police Chief Tom Ross told local press the boy's parents became concerned about their son on Thursday morning after noticing two firearms were missing from their home.
Acting fast, the mother and father went to Mueller Park Junior High where they confronted their son and disarmed him.
Fellow student Calvin Smith told The Salt Lake Tribune he wanted to cry after the "terrifying" incident that occurred right after his 9th grade earth science class had begun.
Smith said the alleged shooter entered the classroom wearing a large black trench-style coat, pointed the 12-gauge shotgun at the ceiling and fired. The alleged shooter then stood for a few seconds angrily as students pleaded: