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US Hero science teacher tackled student gunman at Indiana school

00:26  26 may  2018
00:26  26 may  2018 Source:   nydailynews.com

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A gutsy science teacher single-handedly took down a student shooter at an Indiana middle school , stopping the gunman before anyone was killed Friday morning, authorities said. "Our science teacher immediately ran at him, swatted a gun out of his hand and tackled him to the ground," said

A gutsy science teacher single-handedly took down a student shooter at an Indiana middle school , stopping the gunman before anyone was A 13-year-old girl, who was hit, is being treated at a local hospital. The gun -toting student asked to be excused around 9 a.m. — and returned with the weapons.

a man standing in front of a bus: Evacuated middle school students wait on a bus outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School. © Kevin Moloney/Getty Images Evacuated middle school students wait on a bus outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School.

A brave science teacher did not hesitate when a student walked into his classroom at Noblesville West Middle School with a pair of handguns and then opened fire.

Jason Seaman, identified by his mother and students as the hero teacher, was shot three times Friday morning as he lunged at the gunman in a bid to protect his class.

The shooter fired off several rounds before “Mr. Seaman started running at him, he’s a teacher, a science teacher — he tackled him to the ground,” a student, who did not wish to be identified, told Fox 59.

Former Southern Illinois football player shot three times stopping Indiana middle school shooter

  Former Southern Illinois football player shot three times stopping Indiana middle school shooter Jason Seaman, a former defensive end for Southern Illinois University, was shot three times while interveaning to help stop an active shooter at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana on Friday, the IndyStar reports. Seaman, who is the coach of the school's boys football team and has taught science for nearly four years, will reportedly undergo surgery on Friday.

A brave science teacher did not hesitate when a student walked into his classroom at Noblesville West Middle School with a pair of handguns and then opened fire. Jason Seaman, identified by his mother and students as the hero teacher , was shot three times Friday morning as he lunged at the

tackling the student or describe the role of the resource officer who was stationed at the school .When asked to elaborate on his praise of response, Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter said: "Wait 'til one d # Science , # teacher , #hailed, # hero , #after, # tackling , # gunman , # Indiana , #middle

“He’s a hero. If he didn’t do anything he probably would have continued shooting and a lot more of us would have been injured and possibly killed, so it was just something that most people would not have done but he was really brave to do it.”

His mother, Kristi J. Hubly Seaman, in Facebook post said her son was being treated at the Indiana University Methodist Hospital for gunshot wounds to his abdomen, hip and forearm.

“Jason is out of surgery and doing well,” she wrote. “PLEASE pray for the student that was also shot.”

A 13-year-old girl also struck in the gunfire Friday morning was transported to Riley Hospital for Children immediately following the incident.

Jeremie Lovall said his daughter, a seventh-grader at the Indiana school, was in the classroom when the shooting unfolded shortly after 9 a.m. She phoned to tell her father she was all right and recalled the horrifying incident.

Meet Jason Seaman, the Noblesville, Indiana, teacher who helped stop a school shooter

  Meet Jason Seaman, the Noblesville, Indiana, teacher who helped stop a school shooter Jason Seaman, a seventh-grade science teacher and football coach at Noblesville West Middle School, was shot several times after police say a boy in his class asked to be excused and returned with two handguns.Jason Seaman, a seventh-grade science teacher and football coach at Noblesville West Middle School, was shot several times after police say a boy in his class asked to be excused and returned with two handguns, shooting Seaman and a 13-year-old girl.

A science teacher is being praised as a hero after tackling a male student armed with two handguns at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning.

A science teacher is being praised as a hero after tackling a male student armed with two handguns at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning. A student said he watched Jason Seaman run toward the gunman and tackle him to the ground after he fired several shots into a classroom.

“She kept saying, ‘I saw my science teacher get shot,” he told the Indy Star.

Another student also in the classroom at the time of the attack told Fox 59 Seaman “swatted” the guns away from student shooter before tackling him to the ground.

He reportedly encouraged his class to run as he held down the suspect, who was taken into custody near Seaman’s classroom.

Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt said the Friday morning shooting was resolved “fairly quickly,” with many crediting Seaman with ending the shooting before things turned more violent.

According to his LinkedIn page, Seaman was also the seventh grade football coach at the school, where he has worked as a science teacher for nearly four years.

The Latest: Students return to Indiana school after shooting .
Students are streaming back into a suburban Indianapolis middle school five days after officials say a male student shot and wounded a 13-year-old classmate and a teacher who's credited with disarming the assailant. Scores of cars and more than a dozen buses dropped children off Wednesday morning at Noblesville West Middle School. At least three police vehicles are positioned on the school's campus. Some school buses appeared to have only a few students on board. Science teacher Jason Seaman has been hailed for tackling the shooter after he seriously wounded 13-year-old Ella Whistler on Friday morning. She remains hospitalized in Indianapolis.

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