Martin A. Duckworth, 31

Seattle, Washington
August 12, 2013

Agencies: Seattle Police Department Washington

Cause of death: Not Yet Known

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The man suspected of shooting a Metro bus driver before being shot by police has died, Seattle police said this afternoon.

A law-enforcement source identified the gunman as Martin A. Duckworth, 31.

Police say Duckworth shot the Metro bus driver this morning in downtown Seattle during a confrontation. Duckworth was then shot by police after he boarded a second bus, Seattle police said.

The bus driver, 64, was shot around 8:45 a.m. while the Route 27 bus was at Third Avenue near University Street, but his injuries were not life-threatening, police said, and he has since been released from Harborview Medical Center.