Yet another US school shooting at a Middle School in the Midwestern state of Indiana has only injured two people largely due to a heroic effort by a young teacher who threw a basketball at the student shooter in his classroom.
The 29-year-old science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School — identified as Jason Seaman — saved lives when he threw the basketball at the seven-grader armed pupil during the Friday incident as he opened fire in the classroom, wounding the teacher as he reportedly swatted the gun away from the yet unidentified shooter.
One student was also wounded and is reported to be in critical but stable condition at a nearby children’s hospital in the state capital of Indianapolis. Local police spokesman Bruce Barnes further stated that Seaman remained in good condition, noting that “there were no apparent injuries to the alleged shooter.”
According to Police Chief Kevin Jowitt, the student attacker, who had asked to…