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'Student monitor' disarmed university gunman

A policeman stands guard at Seattle Pacific University after the campus was evacuated due to a shooting. Credit: Reuters\David Ryder

A lone gunman armed with a shotgun opened fire in a building at a Seattle university, fatally injuring one person before being subdued by a student as he tried to reload.

Man killed and three others wounded in Seattle shooting

One man has died and three other people are injured, one of them critically, after a gunman opened fire on a campus at Seattle's Pacific University.

Aid workers standby at Seattle Pacific University after the campus was evacuated due to a shooting in Seattle. Credit: Reuters

Police said the lone gunman was disarmed by a Seattle Pacific University student as he was reloading after he entered the Otto Miller building on the campus and several other students pinned him down until police arrived.

Harborview Medical Centre spokeswoman Susan Gregg said a man in his 20s died and a critically injured 20-year-old woman was undergoing surgery. Two men aged 24 and 22 were in a satisfactory condition, she added.

'4 shot' on university campus in Seattle

A suspect is in custody after a shooting on a campus of Seattle Pacific University has left at least four wounded, according to US media reports and local police.

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