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Man who disarmed suspected Waffle House shooter starts fundraiser for victims

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

David Shaw Jr. is being hailed as a hero for tackling and disarming the suspect in a shooting at an Antioch, Tennessee, Waffle House over the weekend that left four people dead. Now he's raised more than $40,000 for the attack's victims.

The suspect, Travis Reinking, was arrested on Monday. He's accused of killing Taurean C. Sanderlin, 29; Joe R. Perez, 20; Deebony Groves, 21; and Akilah Dasilva, 23 in the early morning attack. 

Shaw Jr. created the fundraiser on Sunday and it has since raised thousands of dollars.

"Please take the time to donate as all of the proceeds will be given to the families. Thank you again for your generosity and blessings!" Shaw Jr. wrote on the page.

If you would like to donate, you can do so here.

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