MIAMI (AP) - The man who wrestled an AR-15 from a gunman attacking a Waffle House in Tennessee has met with students from the Parkland high school where 17 people were killed.

James Shaw Jr.[1] and the teenagers met in Miami Saturday and shared photos of their encounter.

“I met one of my heros today,” Shaw[2] tweeted with his picture with Emma Gonzalez.

David Hogg tweeted his own selfie with Shaw[3], saying “lots of work ahead but young people will win.”

Another image shows Shaw[4] with 15 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students.

The Parkland students have vowed to vowed to change gun laws to prevent future mass shootings. Shaw[5] said it was a joy to see the fire and inspiration in their eyes.

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