SEATTLE, WA. (THECOUNT) — Police say four people, including a Metro bus driver, have been shot in North Seattle and that one person has been detained. Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best told the Seattle Times that four people were shot and that one of them was killed.
Seattle Police said officers were on the scene with multiple victims in the Lake City neighborhood.
A bus driver on the Metro Route 75 was hit in the torso, but able to walk to a gurney to be taken to a hospital by paramedics, according to Kenneth Price, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 587.
Price says it’s unclear whether the driver was targeted, reports KARE11.
The Seattle Department of Transportation says all lanes were blocked on Sand Point Way NE at NE 115th Street and at Lake City Way and 125th Street.
Geo quick facts: Lake City is the northeast region of Seattle, centered along Lake City Way NE, 7–8 miles northeast of downtown. A broader definition of the Lake City area includes all the land between 15th Avenue NE and Lake Washington, and between NE 95th and 98th streets to the Seattle city limits at NE 145th Street – Wikipedia.