Pepper Spray saves lives in Seattle school shooting
Cleveland, Ohio (June 9, 2014) – On June 5, 2014, a gunman on the campus of Seattle Pacific University was subdued using pepper spray, according to several news reports and eye witness accounts. After killing one student and injuring three others, a building monitor used pepper spray to successfully disarm the shooter and end the violence.
Mace® brand employees offer their condolences and sympathies to the victims, their families and the community.
“Mace® Brand pepper spray is a safe non-lethal deterrent. We are glad that further tragedy was prevented by a courageous individual armed with pepper spray. Mace® Brand products can help defuse violent situations quickly and effectively” said John McCann, CEO & President of Mace Security International, Inc.
“This unfortunate incident reminds us that the implementation of non-lethal products and strategies is critical for our schools. The use of these non-lethal products buys time for our first responders and can save lives. Secure My Campus is a Mace® Brand partner and offers comprehensive solutions for schools everywhere.” Terry Malone, a police officer and Managing Partner of Secure My Campus, LLC, stated.
Mace® brand (OTCPINK: MACE) is a manufacturer and provider of personal defense, safety and electronic security products for home, school, business and law enforcement use. The company provides site assessment and integrated security strategies, ranging from pepper spray devices, and anti-intrusion films for glass to electronic surveillance and rapid response rescue networks. Mace® brand has been a source of non-lethal solutions since 1970. Mace® brand products are sold at www.mace.com. For more information, go to www.mace.com or write to Mace Security International, Inc., 4400 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103.