He also has been a football coach for seventh-graders for two years. "An extraordinary story for another day", he said. The family asked for privacy as Ella recovers at Riley Hospital for Children.
"Jason is out of surgery and is doing well". She said her son was shot once through the abdomen, once in the hip and once in the forearm.
"They are so appreciative of this community, and the outpouring of love that they've felt from everyone", she said. Seaman's aunt, Brenda Hubly-Sushka, told CNN no one in the family was surprised by his actions.
"It's not surprising, to be honest", he said.
He said that his brother was "talking" when he was en route to the hospital and that he had spoken to his wife.
Seaman is credited with knocking a gun away and tackling the shooter.
"That is a firsthand account..."
The student described his teacher's actions as heroic. He then told his students to call 911 after being shot multiple times.More news: Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean dies
"We all had weapons like rake tools and shovels, because we were in the science room".
"I just want to get my arms around my boy", she said. "A attractive girl. I can only imagine why this happened". They have not yet released his identity.
"You see it on the news, you just don't think about it happening in your backyard", Vedder said.
Noblesville Police Lt. Bruce Barnes said their conditions would not be disclosed. They released a statement saying they were still trying to process "what happened and why".
This is the 17th school shooting this year and fourth of the month. A male student confessed to a shooting that killed 10 people and injured 13 at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on May 18.
No other details were immediately available.
President Donald Trump praised the suburban Indianapolis science teacher who stopped a shooting inside his classroom.
"Karen and I are praying for the victims of the bad shooting in Indiana". We have confidence in Noblesville Schools Superintendent Dr. Beth Niedermeyer and her team, law enforcement, and first responders.