Heroic Volunteer Firefighter Credited With Stopping SC School Shooting

The shooter took his father's life at their family home before driving to Townville Elementary School.
1:30 | 09/30/16

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We are also learning more tonight about that school shooting in South Carolina. Authorities say a teenager killing his father and then heading to the elementary school and it turns out there war warning signs about the boy before. ABC's Steve Austin Sami is there again tonight. Police tell us that before the shooting at the school the first tragic event was the shooting death of the teen's father of the family home. Then shortly before 1:45 PM they say the fourteen year old drove himself to tell the lone entry in this black pickup truck. Crashed defense and guilt that he hated his life as he shot wildly in the air without. Handgun a teacher and two students were wounded on the playground help arrives next firefighter Jamie Brock a thirty year veteran and fire chief bill Nick Adams. McCadam says he had to tie a tourniquet around the leg of six year old Jacob Paul. Who still fighting for his life tonight he can't come to your community particularly your fault but I don't. You never know him and that's what happened to assist. Outside firefighter Jamie Brock is unarmed and risks his own life. When he tackles the team tonight he's avoiding the spotlight saying in a statement that the true heroes of yesterday senseless tragedy are the teachers. Because he's a minor authorities are sharing little about the teenager in police custody. Many people here noah's family well we're told he had to be pulled out of public school years ago. In a statement of her own tonight the teen's mother says she is shocked and saddened by the senseless actions of her son David Steve thank you.

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