High School Teacher, Brady Olson, Tackles Gunman, Shares His Story
Posted by GreaterGoodness
High school civics teacher Brady Olson is being hailed as a hero after tackling a student gunman at North Thurston High School in Washington.
A 16-year-old boy fired two shots from in the commons area, but Olson, a military veteran, held him down before he was able to hurt anyone.
Students and staff who witnessed the event are calling Brady a hero. Someone even created a meme comparing him to the formidable Chuck Norris:
Students confirm this is Brady Olson, the hero teacher who took down the gunman this morning at North Thurston High pic.twitter.com/2mnxYephpW
— John R. Knicely (@KnicelyKIRO7) April 27, 2015
But for Brady, it was business as usual: “As always, students come first, and today was no different. I reacted in a way that any other teacher would react,” he said in a statement.
Hear him tell his story for the first time.