2 injured in IN school shooting, suspect arrested

Friday, 25 May, 2018

That's when Seaman bravely tackled the shooter and swatted the gun away from him, possibly saving others from getting injured.

"It's not surprising, to be honest", he said of his brother's intervention in the shooting.

In a statement obtained by WTTV, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said the "epidemic of violence sweeping across American schools has now come to Indiana".

A hectic scene erupted outside the middle school Friday as parents frantically searched for their children and school officials worked to load students into buses that were headed to Noblesville High School, about a 3½-mile drive.

"We don't know what happened in the classroom so I can't make any comments but we do know what happened in that classroom resolved very quickly", Jowitt said.

"He said, 'I'm OK, please come get me.' That was probably 20 minutes after it happened", Morris said.

One student said she saw police arrest two students in a class at Noblesville High School. The severity of their injuries is unknown.

The Associated Press also reported the story, citing seventh-grader Ethan Stonebraker, who said the class was taking a test when the suspected shooter walked in late, pulled out a gun, and opened fire.

One person is injured, receptionist Jackie Chatteron said Friday.

The incident comes amid nationwide tension over deadly mass shootings at American schools. "Parents have been asked to pick up their children from the high school", writes Fox News. He rushed into a small room with three other people to hide.

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A school resource officer was in the building and responded.

The teacher and student who were wounded in the attack were taken to hospitals in Indianapolis. Police said the student was apprehended in the classroom.

Noblesville is about 25 miles northeast of Indianapolis. It's unclear whether the teacher was the injured adult who was brought to hospital.

Police first learned of a reported active shooter situation at the school was issued at 9:06 a.m. Friday.

"They let some parents in and then they locked down the school", one mom, who was forced to wait an hour before she could collect her daughter, told local NBC affiliate WTHR.

Seaman is being treated at IU Health Methodist. They have been transported to a local hospital. No further details were provided about the suspect or possible motive for the attack.

June 1 is the last day of school, according to the school's website.

A teacher inside of the school said students are being moved to the high school. The suspect is a male student at the school and is in police custody.

Helicopter footage showed dozens of police officers milling around the school.

Two people are in critical condition and a shooter is in custody after a shooting inside of Noblesville West Middle School.