Reddit to readers: Get Seattle shooting hero wedding gifts

Reddit to readers: Get Seattle shooting hero wedding gifts

Credit: Seattle Pacific University

Reddit to readers: Get Seattle shooting hero wedding gifts

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by Associated Press

KING5.com

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 3:04 PM

SEATTLE - Readers of the popular social media website Reddit are being asked to buy wedding gifts for the young man being hailed as a hero after he subdued a gunman who opened fire on the Seattle Pacific University campus.
   
Jon Meis and other students stopped the gunman Thursday at SPU's Otto Miller Hall.
   
A 26-year-old suspect was apprehended following the shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead and two other young people wounded. Police say the quick action by Meis likely saved lives.
   
The 22-year-old Meis is a dean's list electrical engineering student and is planning to marry his girlfriend later this month. A post on the Seattle Reddit page says: "This is the wedding registry for the man who subdued the SPU gunman. You know what to do."
   
A voice message at a phone listing for his parents' house asks for privacy and prayers for the family of the man killed.
 

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