"We're also, however, aware of a secondary threat that's been made at Noblesville High School". However, students and parents informed The Indianapolis Star that the teacher who jumped in to stop the suspect was Jason Seaman.
Seveth grader Ethan Stonebraker said the gunman, who was also a student at the school, started firing a gun after walking into class late around 9 a.m. Stonebraker said the science teacher swatted the gun out of the shooter's hand and tackled him to the ground, according to Stonebraker's recollection to the Associated Press. He said the suspect asked to be excused from class before returning with the guns, and investigators believe he acted alone. Orem says they were being taken to Noblesville High School's gym, where their families can pick them up.
"I got a "Mom, I'm scared" text message and other than that, it was 'come get me at the high school, '" Higgins said.
Indiana's Senate Democrats issued a statement in response to Friday's school shooting expressing their condolences to the victims and calling for steps to prevent such shootings, including restrictions on guns.
The student said this is the type of person the teacher and football coach is.
Vice President Pence, Indiana's former governor, took to Twitter to say he and his wife were "praying for the victims of the awful shooting in Indiana".
Dr Beth Neidermeyer, Noblesville schools superintendent, said her heart goes out to the victims of the shooting.
Jeremy Seaman, the older brother of Jason Seaman, the teacher who intervened in Friday morning's school shooting at Noblesville West Middle School, said his brother was shot three times and was undergoing surgery Friday.
There have been 23 school shootings where someone in the United States was hurt or killed so far this year. She called her dad, who lives in Kokomo, to tell him she was OK.
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After the attack, students at the 1,300-pupil middle school were bused to the nearby high school so that their families could retrieve them.
Noblesville West Middle School is located about 27 miles north of Indianapolis.
One adult and one student were taken to local hospitals after the shooting. A 17-year-old student at the school was taken into custody.
An official says an adult and a child were injured in a shooting at an in middle school and were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis. She had no information on their ages or the seriousness of their injuries.
Jowitt said the middle school has now been cleared by several EMS units and the scene is secure.
There was no information released on the identities or conditions of the victims, who were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis.
In 2017, the United States had 44 elementary/secondary school shootings where someone was shot or killed.
While it seems as though school shootings are happening more and more, it's factually true.
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