Seattle: Metro Bus Driver Shot, Suspect Later Shot by Police

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
August 12, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A Seattle Metro bus driver was shot on Monday morning near Union Street downtown, said Seattle police.

The suspect was later shot by officers, according to the Seattle Police Department’s Twitter feed.

It is unclear how many people were shot or what their conditions are like.

The shootings took place near Benaroya Hall at 9 a.m.

Witnesses told KOMO Radio they heard several shots around 9 a.m. Monday. Police say a man shot the driver at Third and Union.

Metro spokesman Jeff Switzer says he’s still gathering information about the shooting.

Story is developing; check back for updates.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.