Sparks Middle School http://kut.org en Teacher Who Died Trying To End Shooting Remembered As A Hero http://kut.org/post/teacher-who-died-trying-end-shooting-remembered-hero Michael Landsberry, the 45-year-old middle school math teacher and Afghan War veteran who was killed Monday trying to talk down a student shooter at a Nevada middle school, is being remembered as a hero.<p>Witnesses at Sparks Middle School in the city of Sparks, near Reno, described how Landsberry approached the armed 13-year-old boy and tried to get him to surrender a semi-automatic pistol he had used to shoot two fellow students. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:31:36 +0000 Scott Neuman 8992 at http://kut.org Teacher Who Died Trying To End Shooting Remembered As A Hero