Florida high school football coach seen shielding students from gunfire dies

- A Florida high school football coach who jumped in front of students to protect them from a hail of gunfire during Wednesday’s massacre died.

RELATED: 17 dead in South Florida school shooting

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School football coach Aaron Feis “died a hero,” the school’s football Twitter account said early Thursday.

“It is with Great sadness that our Football Family has learned about the death of Aaron Feis,” the tweet read. “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”

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office had said earlier Wednesday that a football coach died in the shooting.

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