PARKLAND, Fla. — The first identified victim of the horrific shooting at a Florida high school was an assistant coach for the school’s football team.
The shooter shot Aaron Feis, who was also a security guard at the school, as he shielding students from bullets.
The Marjory Stoneman Doughlas High School football team confirmed Feis’ death early Thursday morning.
“He died a hero and he will forever be in our hearts and memories,” the team said.
It is with Great sadness that our Football Family has learned about the death of Aaron Feis. He was our Assistant Football Coach and security guard. He selflessly shielded students from the shooter when he was shot. He died a hero and he will forever be in our hearts and memories pic.twitter.com/O181FvuHl3
— MS Douglas Football (@MSDEagles) February 15, 2018