Winning play: Football hero Kaleb Eulls disarms girl on bus

By Mike Celizic
This one wasn’t in the playbook. So, when a 14-year-old girl waved a loaded gun on a Mississippi school bus, high school quarterback Kaleb Eulls called his own play — and made a life-saving tackle for the record books.

It was just before 7 a.m. Tuesday. Eulls, star player for Yazoo County High School, was dozing in the back of the bus, lulled by the tunes on his MP3 player, when his 16-year-old sister, Kimberly, roused him from slumber with an urgent piece of news: “Kaleb, the girl has a gun.”
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Football player Kaleb Eulls praised for disarming Yazoo County High girl

By Emanuella Grinberg
(CNN) — A Mississippi high school quarterback is being hailed as a hero for saving a school bus full of elementary and high school students from a gun-wielding girl.

Kevin Eulls, 18, says he acted because he “couldn’t let anything happen” to the children on the bus.

Surveillance camera footage on the Yazoo County school bus on Tuesday captured 18-year-old Kaleb Eulls tackling the 14-year-old girl while the children evacuated the bus.
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AP raw video: Yazoo County High girl draws gun on school bus

A security camera on a Yazoo County High School bus captured the Aug. 23, 2009 incident when a Yazhoo County High School teen girl in Mississippi pulled a gun on her peers while riding the school bus. The Associated Press published the video. Watch the video.

Sheriff: Yazoo County High girl was picked on at school

YAZOO CITY, Miss. — A 14-year-old who is accused of threatening students on a Yazoo County school bus told the sheriff’s department that she did so because she was being picked on.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning and was recorded by a surveillance camera mounted in the school bus. The video showed the girl taking the gun from a backpack, loading it and then walking up and down the aisle of the bus, sometimes pointing the gun at students.
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G’dad: Yazoo County High g’daughter reacted to bullying

By Chris Joyner
PICKENS, Miss. — The grandfather of a 14-year-old girl arrested and accused of waving a gun on a crowded Yazoo County, Miss., school bus said Thursday she is not getting a fair deal in news coverage of the event.

“It ain’t been told right,” said Mac Gypson, who lives across the highway from his granddaughter just across the Yazoo County line. “They want to look for the worst part and don’t want to know anything else.”
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