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-- about a community now morning after a student opens fire at his school killing a beloved teacher.
And -- to others math teacher Michael -- very he's a marine veteran he's now being held as a hero.
Police say that he confronted the shooter sacrificing his own life but probably saving many others.
And believe it first now.
Used to cool to be -- I go home.
I heard the news and nearly hit me hard you as artists they like a second dad to me -- -- there.
He -- so it shouldn't -- business.
He sent it I would hope you guys and we do anything for you guys and against that meant taking a full day.
-- -- -- -- -- I've with more from our Los Angeles newsroom so will what can you tell us about this heroic teacher.
Well good morning Heather I can tell you the latest is that friends and families -- that it comes as no surprise that people are calling Lansbury and hero.
Dozens of people actually came together last night for a vigil to remember.
The eighth grade math teacher he was also a soccer coach and police say that -- -- who was 45 years old he served in the Marines he was also a member of the Nevada National Guard.
They say that he tried to talk to shooter down and in just seconds later he was shot and killed behind sparks middle school.
-- leaves behind a wife.
To step daughter's the governor has ordered flags at half staff this week in school has been canceled.
For the rest of the week Heather well what are -- -- itself as a shooter what do we now.
What this point there's still a lot of unknowns when it comes to the shooter what we do know is that this all happened around 715 yesterday about fifteen minutes before school was supposed to start shots rang out.
We're told the shooter is a middle school student.
He shot and killed Lansbury he also shot -- other students one in the shoulder another in the stomach both are in stable condition this morning.
What I size is.
A kid pulling out a gun and shooting one of the senate gay students as well the little kids took the gun out of his -- back and he was threatening to kill the teacher.
And at that point my heart was racing and then he shot a teacher the teacher -- -- -- -- when they teach how to put away he's.
Pulled the trigger and the teachers then.
Very vivid details from some of the kids who witness their teacher and their friends getting gunned down.
At this point police are not releasing the shooters name they say the motive is unclear they're not sure if he was targeting any of the victims are just shooting randomly.
What they do confirm is is that the shooter actually took his own life he did kill himself and that's -- -- going -- -- there they say they believe that he got that from home they also say.
That's still under investigation.
I'm well -- reporting live for -- well remember them.
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