Funeral Held for Sparks, Nevada Teacher Hero

Funeral Held for Sparks, Nevada Teacher Hero

Hundreds gather for funeral of teacher who died protecting students during shooting at Nevada middle school.
(KRNV) More than a thousand National Guardsmen, students, friends and family members came together Sunday to remember Michael Landsberry, the teacher who died while protecting his students during the Sparks Middle School shooting nearly two weeks ago in Nevada.

"You have always been a hero and your friends and family knew that, but now the whole world knows," stepdaughter Andrea Cook said.

Landsberry confronted a young student armed with a handgun as the boy approached the school.

The boy fatally shot Landsberry and wounded two other students before taking his own life.

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