Shooting on train leaves 1 injured in Atlanta

Feb 25, 2018
  • By WSBTV.com
WSBTV.com

Officials with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority shut down several rail stations Sunday after someone was shot on a train.

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Officials with the transit agency confirmed to WSBTV.com that someone was shot in the leg on an eastbound MARTA train, headed toward the Kensington station, around 6:30 p.m.

Officials with MARTA said the shooter ran off the train once it stopped at the station. The shooter was not immediately apprehended.

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The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Rail service started running again shortly before 7:30 p.m.