When a shooter opened hearth at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Broward County on Wednesday afternoon, studies emerged on Twitter of a soccer coach leaping in entrance of scholars to guard them from the shooter.
Coach Aaron Feis was initially stated to be lifeless, eliciting tributes on social media. Subsequent posts, together with by a fellow coach, stated he was wounded however had survived the capturing.
“Coach Feis has not handed. He was shot however is just not lifeless,” Jordan Might, the son of Stoneman Douglas Excessive head soccer coach Willis “Peanut” Might and himself a member of the teaching employees, stated on Twitter. Willis Might was in his workplace when the mass capturing occurred and escaped hurt, his son stated.
By 9 p.m., the hope that had been rekindled on Twitter was extinguished. Broward Sheriff Scott Israel introduced that “a beloved soccer coach is lifeless.” He didn’t identify the coach.
Along with teaching soccer, Feis labored as a safety guard on the faculty for no less than eight years and took his position defending college students very significantly, stated Andrew Hofmann, a former scholar on the faculty who just lately coached the swimming and water polo groups.