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Parent disarmed student who brought guns to school

Parent disarmed student who brought guns to school

However, parents who would like to check their students out from school can pick them up at the LDS church building across the street from the school.

The boy, who is identified only as a "white male" by police, took his family's handgun and shotgun to Mueller Park Junior High in the northern Utah city of Bountiful on Thursday morning.

They were inside the school when they heard the gunshot, said Ross.

One of the students in that classroom at Mueller Park Junior School in Utah - Aliza - explains what happened and how the boy's parents intervened.

Previously, police said the parents disarmed their son in a hallway.

'I freaked out and went into panic mode, ' she said.

The first candidate-driven statewide recount of a presidential election in 16 years began Thursday in Wisconsin, a state that Donald Trump won by less than a percentage point over Hillary Clinton after polls long predicted. Officers went through the school, clearing each classroom and making sure there were no other weapons or threats before finally allowing students to leave. "Screaming, crying." About an hour later, she was still waiting across the street with other parents and still hadn't heard from him, but said she was glad no one was hurt. They then went to the school.

Police found a backpack in the hallway and wanted to ensure it did not contain any explosives, Ross said. Because it was dispatched as an "active shooter" situation, more than 100 officers from law enforcement agencies across Davis County responded to the school.

Officials respond to a shooting incident at Mueller Park Junior High School in Bountiful on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.

The Davis School District spokesman, Chris Williams, told KSL-TV that he did not know whether the child had a troubling history at the school or not. Davis County Sheriff's Office is reporting that one person is now in custody.

"There were no injuries to anyone at the school", Ross said.

Edwards say the parent managed to detain the student until a police officer down the street arrived and took custody of the student. Williams said, however, that the school plans to stay in session.

The incident comes about two weeks after another Utah student stabbed five random high school classmates and himself before he was cornered by school workers, according to police. Williams estimated that 20 crisis counselors were sent to the school to visit each classroom and assist with any concerns the students might have.

Police said the teen entered a classroom with 26 students and fired a shot to the ceiling.