(CNN) - A gunman opened fired Thursday at Seattle Pacific University, killing one person and wounding three before a student tackled him, Seattle police said.
The gunman was reloading a shotgun when the student, working as a building monitor, knocked him down, Police Capt. Chris Fowler told reporters.
"Once on the ground, other students jumped on top of them and subdued the shooter," he said.
The suspect, whose identity was not immediately released, is in custody, police said.
The shooting began inside the foyer of Otto Miller Hall, which houses the university's science, math and engineering departments, when the gunman confronted three people and shot them, Fowler said.View my Flipboard Magazine.
New details about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's five-year captivity.
Bergdahl may have tried to escape his Taliban captors on at least two occasions, a United States official tells CNN.
Until the Army can talk to Bergdahl directly, they won't know for sure. But the official says "we do have reason to believe there were times he tried to escape."
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