Indiana School Shooting: Hero Teacher, Jason Seaman, Recovering After Tackling Student Gunman

Shots fired Teacher & teen injured at Indiana middle school

A helicopter lands near Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville Indiana

Jason Seaman was released from an Indianapolis hospital a day after helping stop the shooter after he had opened fire at Noblesville West Middle School on Friday morning. His quick and automatic action is being talked about all over the world!'

Vice-President Mike Pence, the former governor of IN, also credited the teacher's "courageous action" for saving lives during the shooting at the suburban Indianapolis school.

Along with Whistler's family, Seaman also thanked all of the first responders and the support he's received from his students.

Jeremie Lovall said his daughter, a seventh-grader in the school, was in the classroom when the shooting started. His courageous action saved lives during Friday's school shooting in Noblesville.

As shots rang out in the school, terrified students hid in closets and sent petrified emails to their parents telling them that they loved them.

Seaman was shot three times: once in the stomach, hip and arm. He underwent surgery for three gunshot wounds, his mother, Kristi Seaman, wrote in a Facebook post.

ESPN noted that Seaman was a defensive end at Southern Illinois University from 2007 to 2010.

Police said Seaman, who is hospitalized in Indianapolis, is in good condition. "You're the reason I teach", he said. After the two fell to the ground, Stonebraker says Seamon swatted the gun from him and laid on the shooter so he couldn't do anything.

An armed police officers stands on the scene outside Noblesville High School as evacuated middle school students wait on a bus after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. The former college football player who doubles as a football coach and science teacher is being called a hero after putting himself between his students and the bullets. The department said a suspect had been taken into custody. "If it wasn't for him, more of us could have been injured, for sure", said the boy, whose name and face were not shown. "He's not really ever been the person to run away".

Police said there was a "secondary threat" made at Noblesville High School, but police said a command post had been established there to protect the school, and there was no danger.

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"Our thoughts are with all those affected by this terrible situation", Holcomb said.

Parents flocked first to the middle school and then to the high school after being told either by their kids or through local media about the shooting.

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