Obama: Tennessee teen killed shielding girls is 'a hero'

This undated photo released by the Knox County Schools, high school football player Zaevion Dobson, 15, was shot to death Thursday night, Dec. 17, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn., as he shielded three girls from gunfire in a shooting spree. Dobson, a sophomore at Fulton High School in northern Knoxville, was “a fine, fine young man,” said Fulton High School football coach Rob Black. (Knox County Schools via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says a Tennessee high school football player who was killed shielding three female friends from gunfire died a hero.

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