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1 killed, 3 injured in Atlanta transit train shooting

1 killed, 3 injured in Atlanta transit train shooting
One person was killed and three others were injured on Thursday in a shooting aboard a transit train in Atlanta, according to police with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA).

Police say a suspect is in custody. The three wounded victims have been transported to a hospital. Officials said the suspect and victims are all adults in their 30s, according to CNN affiliate WSB-TV.

The shooting occurred about 4.30 pm (Local Time) near the West Lake MARTA station, west of downtown, said WSB. "Due to a Police action the Wst End Stn is close, there is no train or bus service at the station. A bus bridge is providing service," MARTA tweeted.

Rashad Caleb and his family were traveling to North DeKalb Mall for a family day when the shots rang out.

"Between HE Holmes and West Lake station I heard 'Pop' pop,'" Caleb told CNN by phone. "The train makes a lot of noise so you think it's just the train."

Shortly after the bursts, Caleb saw a number of people running from the train car behind his family. His first thought: bomb.

"I was waiting for a bang," he said. "That's just me watching too many movies," he added.Caleb said he yelled to other passengers to move to the front.
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