At least 4 people shot at Atlanta transit station

The MARTA public transport system near the West Lake Station stop was the scene of a shooting inside a train

The MARTA public transport system near the West Lake Station stop was the scene of a shooting inside a train

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) police said the suspected gunman boarded a Blue Line train at the H.E. Holmes station west of downtown Atlanta and opened fire at around 4:30 p.m. local time. I look back and see a guy's back and see his outstretched arm. The man then got up and walked to the back of the auto. "At that point, we got up, I grabbed the children and we ran to the front of the train", said Caleb, who started to film the scene.

"It was a regular day until we heard that first gunshot", said Cedric Patterson, who witnessed the shooting.

The shooter got on the train just like anyone else, he said: "He was wearing headphones and just bobbing his head". There was no argument or anything.

"We heard popping noises coming from the vehicle behind us".

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MARTA spokesman Erik Burton said one man was fatally shot, and two men and a woman were shot and wounded.

Grady spokeswoman Denise Simpson said the victims there were in stable, noncritical condition. A 22-year-old man was critically shot and was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Citing the Atlanta transit agency, WSB-TV television reported that one person was killed in the shooting, which took place at West Lake Station on Thursday afternoon.

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