Hospital: 1 Dead, 3 Wounded in Shooting at Seattle College Campus



SEATTLE, Wash. (CNN) — A gunman opened fired Thursday at Seattle Pacific University, killing one and wounding four others  before faculty and staff disarmed him, the Seattle Police Department said.

One person has died in the campus shooting at Seattle Pacific University, according to Susan Gregg, a spokeswoman for Harborview Medical Center.

The gunman was reloading when the staff stopped him, police reported on the department’s official Twitter account.

The accused shooter, whose identity was not immediately released, is in custody, and no outstanding suspects are being sought, police said.

At least two people — one man and one woman — suffered life-threatening injuries, police said. Another man and woman were in stable condition, they said.

The shooting began inside Otto Miller Hall, which houses the university’s science, math and engineering departments.

The school was locked down during the shooting, and it was lifted after police cleared all the buildings on the campus.

Seattle Pacific is a Christian university with a student population of 4,270. It is located in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood.


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