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June 12, 2014 at 2:45 PM

Family of SPU shooting victim offers thanks

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…

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June 9, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Brother of Seattle campus shooting hero speaks

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

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June 6, 2014 at 1:39 PM

SPU prayer service message: ‘Stand with and for each other’

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…

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June 6, 2014 at 7:07 AM

2 remain hospitalized after Thursday’s shooting at SPU

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…

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