Hospital: 1 Dead, 3 Injured in Shooting at Seattle Pacific University
Seattle police took one person into custody at Seattle Pacific University after reports of a shooting. Courtesy: King 5
UPDATE/SEATTLE, WA - A Seattle hospital spokeswoman says one man in his 20s has died and a woman is critically injured after a shooting Thursday afternoon on the campus of Seattle Pacific University.
Two other people are less seriously hurt. Police say a suspect is in custody.
Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg had no additional information on the young man who died. She says a 20-year-old woman is in surgery with critical injuries while a 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old man are in satisfactory condition.
Gregg says the hospital is not expecting any more injured people from the shooting.
It wasn't clear whether the suspected gunman was injured.
The university posted online that "the campus is in lockdown due to a shooting near Otto Miller Hall."
Police say SWAT officers continue to clear buildings on campus.
About 4,270 students attend the private Christian university, located in a residential neighborhood about 10 minutes from downtown Seattle.
www.King5.com - Seattle police took one person into custody at Seattle Pacific University after reports of a shooting. Seattle Police tweeted they are searching for a second suspect on the campus. The suspect is a white male, armed with a handgun. Police tweeted he's wearing a long sleeve blue shirt with vertical stripes.
Officers found four victims with gunshots wounds on campus. At least two victims were at Otto Miller Hall.
Seattle Fire tweeted that medics were administering ongoing CPR to one man on the way to Harborview.
SPU tweeted that they were evacuating people from Otto Miller Hall.
The shooting was reported at 3rd Avenue West and West Nickerson.
SPU said the schools is currently in lockdown. Students are advised to not leave the buildings and to close window coverings and move away from the windows.
They advise to check their website and their Twitter account at @SPUnews for updates. Their emergency hotline number is 206-281-2800.