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Ayaprun School District (Ala.) Technician Harry Nevak (right)

Harry Nevak has two children who attend the school in the small Alaskan village where he works. Perhaps that’s why he was so willing to put himself in harm’s way when he saw a former student entering the school with a .22 Long Rifle.

Nevak was headed into work on Sep. 11, 2015 when he saw the boy and his weapon. When the student attempted to follow Nevak into the school building Nevak grabbed him by his chest and ripped the rifle from the boy’s hands. Nevak then pinned the former student until the village police officer could respond.

The student reportedly told Nevak that he was planning to hunt the principal of the school.

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