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Hero Takes Down School Shooter in Dramatic Video

Prosecutors release video of 2014 Seattle Pacific University incident

(Newser) - A student at Seattle Pacific University is shown pepper-spraying a gunman , then taking him to the ground during an on-campus attack in video released by authorities. The King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office released the footage Tuesday to satisfy a public records request. In the video, a man identified by... More »

Internet Pays for Shooting Hero's Wedding Gifts

Jon Meis won't have to pay for his honeymoon, either

(Newser) - Jon Meis became a hero after he stopped a gunman at Seattle Pacific University this week, and the world is showing its gratitude online. Noting that Meis is getting married this month, supporters posted his wedding registry on Reddit with the note: "This is the wedding registry for the... More »

'Selfless' Student Disarmed Seattle Gunman

Jon Meis hailed as hero; university shooter identified as Aaron Ybarra, 26

(Newser) - A gunman "hellbent on killing a lot of people" at Seattle Pacific University was stopped thanks to a student's bravery, police say. As the gunman—who shot one person dead and wounded others in a university building—paused to reload his shotgun, he was pepper-sprayed by Jon Meis,... More »

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