ATLANTA - On Sunday evening, MARTA suspended rail service between Avondale, Kensington, and Indian Creek following a shooting on board a moving train.
Due to police activity at Lindbergh, Gold & Red line service delays occurring.— MARTA (@MARTASERVICE) February 25, 2018
Due to police activity at Kensington, rail service is suspended between Avondale, Kensington, & Ind Creek.-Read more: https://t.co/23w2xIADSX— MARTA (@MARTASERVICE) February 25, 2018
Police activity at Kensington causing delays on Blue Line.— MARTA (@MARTASERVICE) February 25, 2018
MARTA spokesperson Goldie Taylor tells FOX 5, the shooting happened on a train traveling eastbound toward Kensington station. The male shooter got off the train at the Kensington station stop and is on the run.
A male victim was struck in the leg. He is conscious and at Grady Memorial Hospital, according to MARTA officials.
Around 7:19 on Sunday, MARTA announced that normal rail service had resumed between Avondale, Kensington & Indian Creek stations on both the Eastbound and Westbound lines.
Rail service has resumed between Avondale, Kensington & Ind Crk stations, EB & westbound. The bus bridge-Read more: https://t.co/knomxHyuub— MARTA (@MARTASERVICE) February 26, 2018
A gun from the suspect was retrieved.