Indiana shooting ‘hero’ released from hospital
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The Indiana teacher being hailed as a hero for tackling a school shooter has been released from the hospital after being shot in the attack.

Rep. Susan BrooksSusan Wiant BrooksHouse Republicans find silver lining in minority The Hill's 12:30 Report: Sanders set to shake up 2020 race House Dems release 2020 GOP 'retirements to watch' for MORE (R-Ind.) said in a video posted to Twitter on Saturday that science teacher Jason Seaman had been released, and that she had met him during a trip to Noblesville West Middle School.

"He is that hero teacher who stopped the shooter from hurting more young people," Brooks said in the video.

 

 

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Witnesses said Seaman threw a basketball at the suspected shooter and then tackled him, according to The Associated Press.

Authorities took the suspected gunman into custody shortly after the incident on Friday, but have not yet released his name.

Seaman’s brother told The Indianapolis Star that the teacher was shot three times and had to undergo surgery.

Student Ella Whistler was the only other person shot and is in critical but stable condition, her family said in a statement, according to AP.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRussia's election interference is a problem for the GOP Pence to pitch trade deal during trip to Michigan: report Iran oil minister: US made 'bad mistake' in ending sanctions waivers MORE praised Seaman in a tweet Saturday, thanking him "for his heroic act in saving so many precious young lives.”