Indiana School Shooting Leaves Teacher and Student Wounded

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President Donald Trump is praising the suburban Indianapolis science teacher who stopped a shooting inside his classroom.

Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt said at a news conference the gunman was a male student at Noblesville West Middle School.

The Indianapolis Star reports Seaman tackled the shooter after he fired four to six shots inside Seaman's classroom. It was not immediately clear how he did so. He released his own statement thanking first responders and students for their support.

The team said the Salukis' head coach played one season with Seaman.

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

Seaman's brother, Jeremy Seaman, told IndyStar that he was conscious after the shooting.

Seaman was taken to the hospital and had surgery. "He talked to his wife".

Seaman was a three-sport high school athlete in Mahomet, Illinois and is married with two young children.

Noblesville police lieutenant Bruce Barnes confirmed Saturday that Jason Seaman was discharged from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

"It's not surprising, to be honest", he said of his brother's intervention in the shooting. "I went into this little room in the back with three other people", he said.

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"Our hearts go out to the students, educators, families and community members of Noblesville who this morning faced a senseless act of gun violence at Noblesville West Middle School".

"We are told he is in good condition but haven't gotten to see him yet".

"He's a hero in my mind", Vedder said.

Police said the shooting was limited to a single classroom in the school. She phoned to tell her father she was alright and recalled the horrifying incident.

The teacher and one student were shot and hospitalized, police said. According to Noblesville police, a teacher and a student were taken to a hospital with injuries. "There was potential for a lot of lives being lost", Lynas said Saturday.

Janna Lynas, Mac's mother, said Seaman cares about the kids.

A communicated threat was then reported at the high school, which prompted a temporary lock down, according to an email the district sent to parents.

Jeremy Seaman during his playing days at Southern Illinois University.

"He's familiar with struggle and adversity", he said. "You could always trust him to do the right thing", Hill said.

Following a lockdown at the middle school due to the shooting, students were taken by bus to Noblesville High School.