NATCHEZ, Miss. (WJTV) – Natchez High School was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon after a man fired a gun at the GMC dealership on D’Evereux Drive.

The Natchez Democrat reported Devonte Perry was arrested after 3:30 p.m. in connection to the incident. Police said he ran from the scene but was later arrested in the area of Highway 61 North.

Natchez High School was put on lockdown at about 2:40 p.m. School officials said the lockdown was a precaution, and students were not in danger. The lockdown ended after 3:00 p.m.

Perry was taken to the Natchez Police Department where he was booked on charges of discharging a firearm inside city limits and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.