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On Wednesday afternoon, a 14-year-old boy stormed Townville Elementary School in Townville, South Carolina. 

The suspect used a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher

The three are expected to survive their wounds. 

Jamie Brock
(Townville Fire Department)

The suspect’s father, 47-year-old Jeffery Osborne was found dead near the school. 

Osborne’s death was linked to the shooting. 

Townville parent Nely Ramirez spoke to PEOPLE about "the scariest moment of my life." 

"I saw a lot of parents hugging their kids and crying, crying, crying," she said.

"Everyone is really shaken up."

Rightfully so. 

Someone with a gun is not something that should be taken lightly.

It has now been revealed that the person responsible for ending the reign of terror was a volunteer fireman. 

Jamie Brock is a 30-year veteran of the Townville Volunteer Fire Department. 

"Firefighter Brock is absolutely a hero," Scott Stoller with Anderson County Emergency Management revealed. He also revealed that Brock did not want attention for his heroic act but  "wants to remain humble and quiet about it" because he believes "he did nothing any of the other volunteer firefighters wouldn’t have done."

It’s really great that the man does not want publicity in the wake of his act of kindness. 

He saved so many lives, and he should be recognized for that. 

It’s scary to think about the repercussions if Brock did not show up when he did. 

It’s unclear at this stage what charges the 14-year-old suspect faces.