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Prayer vigil held in Seattle school shooting

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Hundreds of students and staff members at Seattle Pacific University gathered on Friday for a prayer vigil in wake of the deadly shooting. (Source: KING/CNN) Hundreds of students and staff members at Seattle Pacific University gathered on Friday for a prayer vigil in wake of the deadly shooting. (Source: KING/CNN)

SEATTLE (KING/CNN) - In Seattle a prayer vigil was held for the students of Seattle Pacific University following Thursday's campus shooting.

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty attended the service on Friday.

Police say 26-year-old Aaron Ybarra killed one student and wounded others before a student security guard, armed with pepper spray, tackled him.

Once on the ground, other students jumped in to subdue the shooter.

The service held at First Free Methodist Church was described as a time for prayer, lament and worship.

Two others were hurt in the shooting.

Police say the suspect has a history of mental health problems.

He's currently on suicide watch in jail without bail.

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