Parents Discover Missing Guns, Rush to School to Avert a Shooting

Their son managed to fire one gunshot before the parents intervened.
1:20 | 12/01/16

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tonight. A lockdown at a junior high school. After parents discover gunsing missing at home. Their son allegedly firing off a shot before they could even confront him. Neal Karlinsky. Reporter: Tonight, a near tragedy at this junior high school outside Salt Lake City, stopped in a way police have rarely seen. There was an active shooter, he's under control now. Reporter: Police say a 15-year-old student, armed with two guns, fired one shot into the ceiling, threatening students. But investigators say his own parents were already on the way, concerned about his recent behavior. They rushed to the school, heard the shot and went towards the sound. These two students were one class room away and say it was the shooter's dad who intervened. Took him out of the room and told him to put the gun down and everything. Reporter: Police say the teen's parents were worried about their son acting strangely. Then they noticed two guns missing from their home and assumed the worst. They were right. Police haven't confirmed whether the shooting was intentional or not. They credit the boy's parents with the fact that no one was hurt. David.

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