by Editor | June 6, 2014 2:48 am
CNN - Seattle Campus Shooting – A gunman opened fire Thursday at Seattle Pacific University, killing one person and wounding two before being tackled by a student security guard, Seattle police said.
The gunman was reloading a shotgun when the student, working as a building monitor, used pepper spray and knocked him down, Police Capt. Chris Fowler told reporters.
“Once on the ground, other students jumped on top of them and subdued the shooter,” he said.
The suspect, whose identity was not immediately released, is in custody, police said.
The shooting began inside the foyer of Otto Miller Hall, which houses the university’s science, math and engineering departments, when the gunman confronted three people and shot them, Fowler said.
A 20-year-old man was declared dead at Harborview Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Leila Grey said. A 20-year-old woman was in critical condition a 24-year-old man was in satisfactory condition and a fourth person was hospitalized for emotional trauma, she said.
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