One dead, three wounded in shooting on board US train

One person has been killed and three wounded after a gunman opened fire on board a train in the United States.

According to local media, the attacker appeared to fire randomly at people on the MATRA train in Atlanta, not long after it departed a station on the city’s west side.

It’s believed all the victims were in their 30’s.


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“As the train was in motion, the suspect fired several shots toward the victims,” Joseph Dorsey, deputy chief of the MARTA police, said.

MARTA is the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.