4 shot at Christian University in Seattle

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Posted on June 5, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 5 at 6:33 PM

USA Today

SEATTLE - A gunman is in custody after at least four people were shot on the campus of a Christian university in Seattle on Thursday afternoon, police said.

The Seattle Pacific University campus was locked down and students and staff were evacuated from Otto Miller Hall after the shooting, which happened just about 3:30 p.m. PT near 3rd Ave. West and West Nickerson Street.. Two victims were shot in the hall, Seattle police reported.

Four victims were taken to Harborview Medical Center with wounds varying from life threatening to minor, the fire department said.

The Seattle Times reported seven people were shot, but that has not been confirmed by police.

Police initially reported that a second armed suspect was being sought but later said only one gunman was involved.

Seattle Pacific is Christian university that was founded 125 years ago by Methodists. It's located in the city's Queen Anne Hill neighborhood, about 10 minutes from downtown.

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