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Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero


An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives.

"Our science teacher immediately ran at him, swatted a gun out of his hand and tackled him to the ground," said seventh-grader Ethan Stonebraker. "If it weren't for him, more of us would have been injured for sure."

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