Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

President Donald Trump is praising the suburban Indianapolis science teacher who stopped a shooting inside his classroom.

Trump sent a tweet Saturday saying: “Thanks to very brave Teacher & Hero Jason Seaman of Noblesville, Indiana, for his heroic act in saving so many precious young lives. His quick and automatic action is being talked about all over the world!”

One of Seaman’s seventh-grade students at Noblesville West Middle School says another student entered the classroom with a gun and started shooting Friday morning. He says his 29-year-old teacher immediately ran at the student, “swatted a gun out of his hand and tackled him to the ground.”

Seaman was shot but is in good condition at a local hospital. A female student was also shot. Her family says she’s hospitalized in critical but stable condition.  (AP)

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<p>Photo of Jason Seaman, science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., posted on Go Fund Me. (Photo: https://www.gofundme.com/nobforjasonseaman) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Photo of Jason Seaman, science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., posted on Go Fund Me. (Photo: https://www.gofundme.com/nobforjasonseaman)

<p>In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, participates in a game in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018 . The assailant wounded classmate and Seaman whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. (Photo: Southern Illinois University via AP) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, participates in a game in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018 . The assailant wounded classmate and Seaman whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. (Photo: Southern Illinois University via AP)

<p>In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, poses for a photo in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018. (Photo: Southern Illinois University via AP) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, poses for a photo in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018. (Photo: Southern Illinois University via AP)

<p>Parents comfort each other as they wait outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Parents comfort each other as they wait outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>A SWAT officer loads his weapon outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

A SWAT officer loads his weapon outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Evacuated students and staff march to buses to be carried offsite outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Evacuated students and staff march to buses to be carried offsite outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Evacuated middle school students wait on a bus outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Evacuated middle school students wait on a bus outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Staff and students comfort each other outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Staff and students comfort each other outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Police asses the scene outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Police asses the scene outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Students react outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Students react outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>A student and adult embrace outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

A student and adult embrace outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Staff and students comfort each other outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Staff and students comfort each other outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Parents wait while a SWAT officer passes outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Parents wait while a SWAT officer passes outside Noblesville High School after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Substitute teacher Joanie Lynne, (L) consoles instructional assistant Paige Rose outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Substitute teacher Joanie Lynne, (L) consoles instructional assistant Paige Rose outside Noblesville West Middle School after a shooting at the school on May 25, 2018 in Noblesville, Ind. (Photo: Kevin Moloney/Getty Images)

<p>Noblesville West Middle School shooting scene, Noblesville, Ind., May 25, 2018. (Photo: RTV6) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Noblesville West Middle School shooting scene, Noblesville, Ind., May 25, 2018. (Photo: RTV6)

<p>Noblesville West Middle School shooting scene, Noblesville, Ind., May 25, 2018. (Photo: RTV6) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Noblesville West Middle School shooting scene, Noblesville, Ind., May 25, 2018. (Photo: RTV6)

<p>Aerial view of Noblesville West Middle School, scene of a shooting, Noblesville, Ind., May 25, 2018. (Photo: RTV6) </p>
Hero teacher saved lives during Indiana school shooting

Aerial view of Noblesville West Middle School, scene of a shooting, Noblesville, Ind., May 25, 2018. (Photo: RTV6)

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