One person has dead and three others wounded by a shooting in Seattle on wednesday evening.Law enforcement authority has detained someone in connection with the shooting, Seattle police said in a Twitter message, but details of the gun violence remains vague . The incident occurred at a bus stop during commuter rush.
The list includes a bus driver as well. King County’s Metro transit authority said on Twitter that the bus driver involved activated an emergency alarm to report being struck by gunfire, and that none of the 12 passengers aboard was injured.
The driver was wounded in the torso but managed to walk to a gurney to be transported by paramedics to a hospital, the Seattle Times newspaper quoted a transit union president as saying.
It was unclear whether the bus driver was targeted, Kenneth Price, head of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587, told the Times.
A Seattle police tweet said: “Multiple victims in shooting incident.” No further official details were immediately available.
According to Police Chief Carmen Best, four people were shot, one of them fatally, in the burst of violence in North Seattle, the newspaper reported.