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Seattle Police: University Staff Disarmed Gunman; 4 Shot

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Seattle police say Seattle Pacific University staffers disarmed a lone gunman who entered a building, shot four people and started to reload. A hospital spokeswoman says one man has died and three other people are injured, one critically.
 
Police say the gunman is under arrest and the Otto Miller building where the Thursday afternoon shooting took place has been secured.
 
Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg says a man in his 20s has died and a critically injured 20-year-old woman has been taken to surgery. Gregg says a 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old man are in satisfactory condition.
 
Gregg says the hospital is not expecting any more injured people from the shooting.
 
About 4,270 students attend the private Christian university, located in a residential neighborhood about 10 minutes from downtown Seattle.

The incident follows a spate of recent shootings on or near college campuses.
 
Last month, according to police, Elliot Rodger killed six people and injured seven before turning his gun on himself in a rampage in Isla Vista, California, near two universities.
 
Seven people were killed and three injured when a 43-year-old former student opened fire at a tiny Christian school, Oikos University, in Oakland, California, in 2012. A gunman killed five people and injured 18 when he opened fire in a Northern Illinois University lecture hall in 2008.
 
In 2007, 32 people were fatally shot in a dorm and classroom at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia before the gunman, Seung-Hui Cho, killed himself. (AP)
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