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Shots fired on Amtrak train in Arizona; 1 in custody

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Police say one person is in custody after someone opened fire aboard an Amtrak train in Tucson, Arizona.

 

  

The shooting happened Monday just after 8 a.m. on a train parked at the station in the city’s downtown. Authorities say there is no more threat. An Amtrak spokesman said there are no reported injuries to the crew or passengers. Passengers say after hearing shots had been fired, they huddled together before police told them to flee. Dramatic video taken from a camera at a nearby museum shows shots being fired, sending an officer and a police canine running for cover. The Sunset Limited train was traveling from Los Angeles to New Orleans, and arrived at the Tucson station at 7:40 am. There were 137 passengers and 11 crew members. All have been evacuated to the station.

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