Hero teacher speaks out after saving lives
Science teacher Jason Seaman was shot three times, while the approach of an armed student in Noblesville West Middle School in a suburb of Indiana.
As an Indiana high school was set to resume classes Wednesday — five days after a male student allegedly shot and wounded a 13-year-old classmate and a teacher praised for heroic for the disarmament of the attacker — members of the community together to write inspirational chalk messages on the sidewalks in the run-up to the school building.
Noblesville West Middle School will open its classroom doors on a two-hour delay, which is on the same shortened schedule as the district for the last two days of classes, Thursday and Friday, school spokeswoman Marnie Cooke said.
The school will make use of the latest three days before the summer holidays to concentrate on the guidance and “team building” Cooke said.
TONIGHT: Indiana Mothers to thank the members of the community who turned out to help w/ messages of support for #NoblesvilleWest students as they make their way back to school. This week we mourn. Next week we fight. #NoblesvilleStrong @shannonrwatts @MomsDemand pic.twitter.com/mxWjAJDKbf
— TheIndyJagger (@TheIndyJagger) 30 May 2018
The members of the community came together, Tuesday and left messages of hope and support, written in colorful chalk on the sidewalks around the school building.
This is just one of the inspiring messages written in the front of Noblesville West Middle School. #NoblesvilleStrong pic.twitter.com/TMMfNj3a5j
— Lindsey Eaton (@LindseyEatoNews) 29 May 2018
Science teacher Jason Seaman, 29, was shot three times, while the approach of the male suspect after watching him shoot and critically wound 13-year-old Ella Whistler on Friday morning. She remained in the hospital in Indianapolis, but the officials of the school said that her medical condition to improve.
Jason Zeeman (left) , a 29-year-old teacher, tackled and disarmed the suspect after he allegedly shot Ella Whistler (right), a 13-year-old classmate, in Noblesville West Middle School on Friday.
Seaman told reporters Monday that his fast movements that day, “was the only acceptable actions” he might have to rescue his students.
FOX59 in Indianapolis reported that the suspect’s identity will be withheld from the public, unless he is tried as an adult.
Noblesville school shooter’s identity will not be released, unless the child is charged as an adult, says prosecutor https://t.co/JAQyCjT1DV
— FOX59 News (@FOX59) 29 May 2018
“The juvenile law also creates additional protection of the privacy of children in Indiana and the further restriction of the release of information to the public,” prosecutor Lee Buckingham said in a press release.
The station reported that extra police officers will be stationed at the district schools to make students feel safe as their year to a close.
Fox News’ Travis Fedschun, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.