Students said they hid in closets and in the corners of the classrooms.
"The kids they were just panicking a lot and there was kids crying," said Jasmin Hinton.
Parents and student couldn't help but think about the recent Florida shooting.
"It could be like the same thing," said Sydney Johnson.
"It always crosses every parent's mind when they send their child to school. They don't think something like this is going to happen, but that's kind of the way of society at this point," said Evelyn Marshall, parent.
Police found two BB guns inside a students locker. MPS said the student, who was taken into custody, didn't threaten students or fire shots. The student faces disciplinary action and criminal charges.
"Just a sick, sick world, yah know. We need more prayer in these schools," said Debra Jackson, a grandparent.