facebook
twitter
search
search
X
Breaking News: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev will seek a new trial

Elementary school shooting: 8-year-old saved by teacher

Posted By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com   |   Dec. 14, 2012 at 2:04 PM

Approximately 27 people, including 18 children were murdered when a shooter opened fired in a Connecticut elementary school Friday morning.

But amid the horrific details of violence, stories of heroism have begun to emerge.

An eight-year-old boy told a local television affiliate how a teacher saved his life.

"I saw some of the bullets going down the hall that I was right next to and then a teacher pulled me into her classroom," he said. "It sounded like someone was kicking a door."

The child's grateful mother said the teacher "definitely saved" her son and another child.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Top Stories
Why the fake braces trend may be dangerous for users
Jared Leto 'stopped eating' for his 'Dallas Buyer's Club' role
Kelly LeBrock arrested for DUI
Gisele Bundchen, Tom Brady drop $14M on Manhattan home
Brandi Brandt faces drug charges in Australia