The Latest: Police: Fatal shooting on train appears targeted
Posted April 13
ATLANTA — The Latest on a multiple shooting at one of Atlanta's public transit stations (all times local):
Police say the shooting that killed a man on an Atlanta public transit train appears to be a "targeted, isolated incident."
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority police Chief Wanda Dunham said in a statement Thursday night that Zachariah Hunnicutt was fatally shot and three other passengers were wounded.
Dunham says MARTA officers caught the suspect at the West Lake station. She did not release his identity.
She says the agency will increase the number at officers across the transit system beginning Friday.
The three people hurt in the shooting were at a hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.
A spokesman for Atlanta's public transit system says one person is dead after a multiple shooting.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority spokesman Erik Burton tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/2peCmBz ) that four people were shot Thursday afternoon at the West Lake MARTA station and one of them has died.
Burton says the shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. and a suspect is in custody. Authorities have not released the man's name but say he's in his 30s.
No other details were released.
Authorities say at least four people have been shot at an Atlanta public transit station.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority spokesman Erik Burton says in a statement that the shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the West Lake station, which has been temporarily closed.
Grady Hospital spokeswoman Denise Simpson says all four victims are in stable, noncritical condition.
Burton says police have detained a suspect but further details were not immediately released.
He says MARTA has set up a bus between stations to accommodate customers during the closure.