He spoke in a clear, steady voice as he described to a detective the actions he took at Seattle Pacific University that day – actions that so many people have since praised as the work of a hero. Just hours after a gunman opened fire at SPU’s Otto Miller Hall on June 5, killing one student…More
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PORTLAND (AP) — The family of the 19-year-old student killed in a shooting at Seattle Pacific University last week says it plans to start a memorial foundation in his honor. The Oregonian reports that Paul Lee’s father and brother released a statement thanking the community for its support. Authorities say Lee, of Portland, was killed June 5…More
The Associated Press The hero who wrestled down the gunman at Seattle Pacific University has not talked about the experience publicly, but the brother of Jon Meis spoke Sunday to the congregation at First Free Methodist Church on campus. Chad Meis thanked the community for its support and credited his brother’s religious faith for his bravery. More
At an hourlong prayer service at the First Free Methodist Church, across the street from the Seattle Pacific University campus, students, faculty and other members of the college community were urged not to deny their grief, but to have the confidence that God will give them comfort and strength. Those attending filled the church to…More
UPDATE, 3:12 p.m.: The 19-year-old woman has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, according to Harborview Medical Center. She is now breathing on her own and conscious. The 24-year-old man remains in satisfactory condition. ORIGINAL POST: Two people remain in a Seattle hospital after Thursday’s shooting at Seattle Pacific University. Harborview Medical Center says a 20-year-old…More