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3 Students Were Shot on the Campus of Seattle Pacific University Yesterday

One person was killed and two others injured yesterday when a 26-year-old named Aaron Ybarra opened fire on students at Seattle Pacific University. Authorities say Ybarra is not a student at the Christian college, which was first founded as a seminary. According to a report in The Seattle Times, the gunman was pepper sprayed and tackled by a student working as a building security monitor when he stopped to reload his shotgun.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee said students “put themselves in real danger to protect classmates from further violence and to aid and comfort the victims …Those selfless and brave acts should remind us of the indomitable spirit of young people,” he said.”

Ybarra has been taken into custody, while police are still trying to determine a motive …

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