Indiana School Shooting Leaves Teacher and Student Wounded

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Police said the crime scene was limited to the classroom. A seventh grade male student is in custody. He said the suspect asked to be excused from class then returned with two handguns.

Shots were reported at the school about 9:20 a.m., said Jackie Chatterton, the receptionist for Noblesville Schools.

A student has corroborated the claim that the Noblesville West Middle School shooter in IN was stopped in his tracks by a science teacher, according to CBS 4.

Seventh-grader Ethan Stonebraker says the class was taking a test at Noblesville West Middle School when the student walked in late, pulled out a gun and started firing.

That's when Seaman bravely tackled the shooter and swatted the gun away from him, possibly saving others from getting injured. "If it weren't for him, more of us would have been injured for sure".

According to CBS4Indy, a student sent the following message during the shooting.

"Today an unfortunate shooting at a school has occurred in Indiana".

Students and parents told IndyStar Friday that Seaman intervened to help stop the shooter.

"He talked to his wife", Jeremy said. Details about what happened during the shooting haven't been released. "We have two victims - one an adult teacher and one a juvenile student - who have been transported to hospital", Jowitt said.

"The speaker came on and said we were on lockdown and people rushed in and we went to the back of the room".

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He that a school resource officer assigned to the campus was inside the building and responded. There is a male student who has been detained.

According to WTTV-TV (Indianapolis), several students described how Mr. Seaman rushed into action when the shooter opened fire.

The incident comes a week after a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Texas, killing 10 students.

Noblesville is in a suburb about 25 miles northeast of Indianapolis. "Parents have been asked to pick up their children from the high school", writes Fox News.

Parent Maria Roney, whose son is an eighth-grader, said even with seeing school shootings across the country, she never expected it to happen here. She did not know their conditions.

Officers have a suspect in custody. The adult was taken to IU Health Methodist hospital. She didn't know the seriousness of their injuries.

Noblesville Schools Supt. Dr. Beth Niedermeyer said she has visited the families of both victims. The middle school has about 1,300 students from grades six through eight. David Bursten says they have the means to track down the call, and that person will be arrested and prosecuted to the highest degree.

Update: Police are telling the media that the suspect acted alone.

Police from several local communities, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and ATF, responded to the school, located about 30 miles north of Indianapolis.

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