Teen Shot 7 Times Performs With Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders After Extraordinary Recovery

Playing 13-Year-Old Cheers With Indianapolis Colts 6 Months After Being Shot at School

A teenage cheerleader who survived a school shooting earlier this year danced with the Indianapolis Colts cheerleading squad Sunday. 

Just six months ago, Ella Whistler was fighting for her life after being shot seven times during a school shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana

Science teacher Jason Seamen was hailed a hero after tackling the gunman in question before he could kill anyone. Seaman was shot three times himself.

Whistler suffered a broken jaw, collapsed lung, broken ribs and broken neck vertebrae. She has now made an extraordinary recovery and was invited by the Colts to be an honorary cheerleader for the team squad.

She wowed everyone with her dance moves in the team’s game against the Miami Dolphins. She also sang the national anthem with her school's choir before the game. 

The student who shot her is being held at a juvenile correctional facility until he turns 18.  

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