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GOOD People // Antoinette Tuff Persuaded Elementary School Gunman To Lay Down Weapons

Brit Hanson

Tuesday a gunman with an assault rifle and other weapons entered an elementary school, but it ended with no one being hurt after a school clerk apparently spent about an hour talking to the young man. She says she persuaded him to put his gun down and surrender.

"I just started praying for him," Antoinette Tuff . "I just started talking to him ... and let him know what was going on with me and that it would be OK. And then let him know that he could just give himself up. ... I told him to put [

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