Site users urged to buy Seattle hero wedding giftsJune 6, 2014 @ 3:16 pm (Updated: 5:20 pm - 6/6/14 )
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SEATTLE (AP) -- 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 a Seattle college campus.
Jon Meis and other students stopped the gunman Thursday at Seattle Pacific University.
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. You can check out the wedding registry here
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