Hero In Seattle Shooting Getting Married: Social Media Friends Sending Plenty of Wedding Gifts 

The 22-year-old Jon Meis is a dean's list electrical engineering student and is planning to marry his girlfriend later this month.

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.

The bloodshed in Seattle marked the latest in a series of mass shootings at schools and other public places around the country in recent years that have renewed a national debate over gun safety and mental illness.

Two weeks ago, a 22-year-old man stabbed three people to death and fatally shot three others before taking his own life in a rampage across a college town near the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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