Heroic Teacher Jason Seaman Released From Hospital

Heroic Teacher Jason Seaman Released From Hospital

Heroic Teacher Jason Seaman Released From Hospital

Police say a student at Noblesville West Middle School near Indianapolis opened fire Friday morning.

President Trump has hailed Mr Seaman as a hero, saying he saved "so many precious young lives".

Seaman had released a statement Friday evening confirming he was injured and thanking first responders.

Investigators also said they do not know yet if the shooter had any previous problems at school or run-ins with police. Students were transported to the high school to be picked up by parents.

Seaman's mother said in a public Facebook post that Seaman was shot in his abdomen, hip and forearm.

In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, poses for a photo in Carbondale, Ill.

Police said Seaman was in good condition as of Friday night; the injured student, who has not been publicly identified was in critical condition.

I am still processing my emotions about today's awful tragedy and I know you must all be as well.

Jeremy Seaman said his brother was three-sport high school athlete in Mahomet, Illinois.

Witnesses said Seaman threw a basketball at the suspected shooter and then tackled him, according to The Associated Press.

Seaman and a student were shot by another student at Noblesville West Middle School.

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 almost four years.

The teacher who was shot swatted the guns away from the student and wrestled him to the ground, protecting other students in his science class, witnesses told local media. The suspected shooter came into the class and started firing, striking a girl, said the boy, who spoke to TV reporters. However, The photographer who spoke to Rousey stated, "I'm sure a lot of his students follow you, and it would be an honor for him to walk out to the ring with you one time". "When the safety of the kids is at hand, it's not surprising to me that he was going to do what he had to do".

Thank you for your patience today as we worked to communicate information as quickly as we could in response to changing situations.

"He said, 'I'm OK, please come get me.' That was probably 20 minutes after it happened", Morris said.

After last week's Texas high school shooting, elected officials and survivors there have voiced support for gun rights.

"Our thoughts are with all those affected by this awful situation", he said.

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