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Jon Blunk killed by Aurora shooter while shielding girlfriend

John Blunk, a Navy veteran and father of two, has been confirmed among those killed in the Aurora, Colo. movie theater shootings. Blunk’s girlfriend, Jansen Young, credits Blunk with saving her life by pushing her to the floor and shielding her with his body.

Jon Blunk's military training kicked in, saving his GF, taking a bullet for her in #Aurora

— Cathy Manning (@DirectorCathy) July 21, 2012

Young told “Today” that Blunk was re-enlisting in the Navy, telling her, “I was born to serve my country.”

Jansen Young Describes How Military Boyfriend Jon Blunk Took a Bullet for Her (cont) http://t.co/Ei70VVLW

— SeaWaves Press (@seawavespress) July 21, 2012

https://twitter.com/Savanting/status/226750284205002752

Rest in peace Jon Blunk, whose first priority was saving his girlfriend, whose life was taken by the coward in Aurora, Colorado. Please RT.

— Daniel (@MrGracious) July 21, 2012

I just met and hung out with Jon Blunk a month ago. He truly was taken too early #RIP

— Shooter (@CodySmit) July 21, 2012

Very saddened to hear Jonathan Blunk, Reno native & Navy vet lost his life in tragic CO shooting. My thoughts are w/his family.

— Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) July 22, 2012

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6-year-old Veronica Moser identified as Aurora shooting victim; mom in critical condition

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5th Aurora shooting victim ID’d on Twitter: Matt McQuinn

Another possible Aurora shooting victim: A.J. Boik

Friends tweet name of third possible Aurora shooting victim: Alex Teves

Man still missing after Aurora shooting; Update: Alex Sullivan, 27, confirmed dead

Aurora shooting victim’s mom: Please get  trending

Aurora shooting victim Jessica Ghawi was tweeting just before her death; was present at mall shooting in Toronto six weeks ago

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