You didn’t hear about a school shooting at Sycamore Middle School in Cheatham County, Tennessee this week. That’s because counselor Molly Hudgens talked to a would-be shooter for 45 minutes until she persuaded the 14-year-old boy to give up his gun, reports WKRN News 2.
The student had approached the counselor after first period to say he was having “issues.” She realized he had a gun.
The boy said he planned to kill teachers and a police officer, but said Hudgens was the only person who could talk him out of it.
Hudgens talked with the teen until he was ready to give up the gun and surrender to police.