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Teacher, Student Injured in Noblesville School Shooting

Two people were shot at around 9 a.m. at Noblesville West Middle School on Hague Road. The suspect is a male student.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- A student and teacher are hurt after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School.

The student is being treated at Riley Hospital for Children, according to Danielle Sirilla at IU Health. 

The teacher is being treated at IU Health Methodist. He has been identified by family as science teacher and football coach Jason Seaman. Seaman's mother posted an update about her son's condition to Facebook.  

"We know there are also many other victims, as well," said Lt. Bruce Barnes, spokesperson for Noblesville PD, "students that observed this, teachers that observed this, law enforcement officers that observed this."

Barnes said the police would not discuss any info about the victims.

Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt says the suspect is a male student.

The student asked to be excused from class at around 9 a.m., returned with two handguns, and began shooting, Jowitt said.

Barnes confirmed that the armed school resource officer did respond to the shooting, but it is unclear how.

Students at Noblesville West and Noblesville High School have been released to their families.

(Photo by RTV6 SkyCam.)

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