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Shooting at North Thurston High School in Lacey, Washington

Aerial view of police responding to a shooting at North Thurston High School in Lacey, Wash., April 27, 2015. A gunman who fired shots inside the school was captured by school staff, according to school district officials. (Komonews.com)

Shooting at North Thurston High School in Lacey, Washington

A teacher is being hailed as a hero after tackling a student who fired two shots into the air at a Washington state high school.

Police say no one was injured after a 16-year-old shot toward the ceiling in the school commons before classes began Monday at North Thurston High School in Lacey, about 60 miles southwest of Seattle. The shooter is in custody. (AP)


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