Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football mentor Aaron Feis is being proclaimed as a legend in the fallout of a disastrous Florida school shooting Wednesday after reports that he bounced before understudies to shield them from the shooter.
The shooting, which the Broward County Sheriff’s Office says killed 17 individuals, was submitted by 19-year-old previous understudy Nikolas Cruz, who gunned down understudies as they cleared their classrooms at the sound of the discharge caution.
As the frightening chain of occasions happened, Feis, who likewise filled in as a security monitor for the school, ensured understudies with his body, reports the Miami Herald, which takes note of that these records have not been affirmed by experts.
Feis was at first said to be dead via web-based networking media, delivering an overflowing of help. In any case, ensuing posts said he was injured, yet had survived the shooting.
“Mentor Feis has not passed. He was shot, however isn’t dead,” Jordan May, a mentor at the school and the child of head football mentor Willis “Nut” May, said on Twitter, reports the Herald.
Feis has filled in as a security monitor at the school for no less than eight years, the production noted, and is referred to for playing his part as a defender truly.
“He’s extremely very much committed to the security of the school amid the daytime,” previous understudy Andrew Hofmann told the Herald.
Hofmann depicted the mentor as “a tranquil individual” with a decent comical inclination. “At the point when there’s a clever joke he is continually snickering without a doubt,” he said.
Feis moved on from Douglas High in 1999 and has worked at the school for his whole instructing vocation, as indicated by the school’s site.