Multiple students were wounded, including one fatally, in a shooting at Seattle Pacific University on Thursday afternoon. At least three people were shot in the school’s science and engineering building, according to the Seattle Police Department.
One man who was taken to Harborview hospital later died.The gunman, who opened fire in a building foyer around 3:30 p.m. armed with a shotgun and knife, was disarmed by a student building monitor when he tried reloading, Seattle PD Capt. Chris Fowler said at an evening press conference.
As the suspect was subdued, other students piled on to help. Pepper spray was used to subdue the suspect, Fowler said.
Suspected gunman Aaron R. Ybarra, 26, was booked into King County Jail, the Seattle Police Department announced early Friday morning. Authorities say he is not believed to be a student at the school. CCTV’s Chris Casquejo reports.