Testimonials of the Indiana State Teachers' Association, with a pellet guns as part of an Indianapolis Star. .
shot execution style with some sort of projectiles at the Meadowlawn Elementary School in Monticello, Indiana.
Two of the elementary teachers told the Star that they had been warned they would be shot. They got the pellets left, and at least one teacher received a pellet left her bleeding.
According to their account, the teachers of kneel against the classroom wall before unloading a round of pellets from an airsoft gun without any warning. “They told us, 'This is what the teachers told the Star. “They shot all our backs. I was hit four times. … It hurt so bad. ”
White County Sheriff Bill Brooks tells the star that they were using the pellet gun in trainings. Brooks, who has served as a sheriff since January, said his department has conducted this kind of training. "They all knew they could be," he told the Star. It’s a shooting exercise.
The account of the teachers was also said to have been warned by others. “The teachers were terrified, but they were telling anyone what happened,” the group tweeted. “Teachers waiting outside that heard the screaming [and] were at the time four.
The “options-based” training for teachers and educators to rush school shooters or throw objects at them instead of just hiding or hunkering down. Teachers said the airsoft gun was used in the training of the pellets.
Teachers testifying before the Indiana Senate Education Committee on Wednesday