Nate Scimio Hailed As Hero Student Who Pulled Franklin Regional High School Fire Alarm After Being Stabbed [PHOTO]

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A message about the incident was posted to the Franklin Regional High School website. Franklin Regional School District

Nate Scimio has been identified as the Franklin Regional High School student who is being hailed as a hero for pulling a fire alarm and screaming shortly after being stabbed by a 16-year-old sophomore at the Pittsburgh-area school.

Without naming Nate, Murrysville, Pa., Police Chief Thomas Seefeld said the move to pull the fire alarm prevented more stabbings -- and possibly saved lives. The suspect’s name has not been released, but he is in custody.

“It was a good thing that was done,” Seefeld told a news conference Wednesday morning.

Janelle Hall of Pittsburgh television station WTAE tweeted the following photo of Scimio taking a selfie and wearing a hospital gown. His right arm is also bandaged:

 

 

 

Nate was being lauded on Twitter by users following the Pennsylvania school stabbing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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