People embrace outside after a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Idaho on May 6. Photo: The Idaho Post-Register via AP People embrace outside after a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Idaho on May 6. Photo: The Idaho Post-Register via AP
People embrace outside after a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Idaho on May 6. Photo: The Idaho Post-Register via AP

Hero teacher disarmed US school shooter, then hugged her until help came

  • When gunshots rang out, Krista Gneiting directed children at Rigby Middle School to safety and rushed to help a wounded victim
  • The maths teacher then took the gun out of the shooter’s hand and held her close until police arrived

Topic |   Gun violence in the US
People embrace outside after a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Idaho on May 6. Photo: The Idaho Post-Register via AP People embrace outside after a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Idaho on May 6. Photo: The Idaho Post-Register via AP
People embrace outside after a shooting at Rigby Middle School in Idaho on May 6. Photo: The Idaho Post-Register via AP
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