Dr. Kevin Lein, the Harrisburg High School Principal in South Dakota was shot and injured today during a school shooting. According to police, he is the only person who was wounded and thankfully it was only a flesh wound in the arm. Dr. Lein has been taken to a hospital and the shooter, a student, is in custody.
Dr. Lein became the Principal of Harrisburg in 2010 and is thought to have been well-liked by students. Before he took the position, Dr. Lien had been a basketball coach at both the High School and College levels.
He has two daughters and received his doctorate at Mount St. Mary’s College, the last school he where he worked in the athletic department as the Athletic Director.