Police indicate that a gunman who used a shotgun to kill one and wound three on the Seattle Pacific University campus was stopped and subdued by a student who sprayed him with pepper spray, then tackled him to the ground.
Students of SPU identified the life-saving student as Jon Meis. His Facebook “Likes” page reveals he is a fan of Remington firearms, Kel-Tec firearms, and the NRA.
The 26-year-old gunman was not a student at the university. Police say he was “obsessed with the Columbine High School shootings” and “wanted to shoot up a school” for himself.
According to KIRO 7 and the AP, the gunman was so obsessed with the Columbine shootings that he had actually traveled to Colorado to visit “the site where two student gunmen killed 15 and injured another 21 fellow students in April 1999.”
But his plans were halted when Meis “subdued him with pepper spray as he tried to reload.”
As Breitbart News reported, the security guards at Seattle Pacific University are not allowed to carry guns.
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