ACTIVE SHOOTER: Reports of Gunman at Indiana Middle School, 2 Critically Injured

Noblesville West Middle School

Noblesville West Middle School

Seaman - a science teacher Noblesville West Middle School - is in good condition and "doing well", according to his mother Kristi (via the Indianapolis Star). When asked about more details into what authorities called the staff's heroism, Carter said, "When we can tell that story, you'll be proud too".

An active shooter situation was reported at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana Friday.

The shooting in IN comes exactly one week after a Texas teenager gunned down nine student and a teacher in a bloody rampage at Santa Fe High School.

A science teacher in the room was responsible for disarming the student, according to reports. However, there is a "secondary threat" that was made at Noblesville High School, authorities said. We have confidence in Noblesville Schools Superintendent Dr. Beth Niedermeyer and her team, law enforcement, and first responders. A 17-year-old student has been charged with multiple counts of murder.

UPDATE (2:11 p.m. ET): A student witness says a science teacher tackled the shooter to the ground. "We now know that it is up to communities, families, activists, educators and the students themselves to stand up and demand that those who are trusted with protecting them do their jobs". It's not clear if the person was wounded by gunfire. Indiana State Police Cpt.

Additionally, another student is being treated at Riverview Health with a fractured ankle. "The parents of both students have been contacted".

Students were being taken to Noblesville High, where parents can pick them up, the state police said.

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The student, seventh-grader Ethan Stonebraker, told The Associated Press that the teacher, Jason Seaman, ran at the gunman - who reportedly is also a student at the school - and swatted the gun out of his hand.

A former Southern Illinois football player tackled a gunman who entered an IN middle school classroom Friday morning, potentially saving numerous lives while being wounded himself. "NPD will have more info when it's available".

Vice President Mike Pence, who is from IN, said on Twitter he and his wife, Karen, are "praying for the victims of the bad shooting".

"We believe he is the involved suspect", Jowitt said. Police and fire departments are on scene.

The suspect in the shooting was in custody, Perrine confirmed.

There was some kind of intervention in the school, someone tackled or in some way stopped the shooter. I don't know how you get the kids through this.

Jacob Long, an eighth-grader, described a chaotic scene in his medical detectives class with students crying and teachers taking off their belts to lash doors closed.

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