Friday, March 8, 2013
Police say the woman suspected of wounding a man in a shooting in a Seattle parks department building has been arrested.
Police say the woman was arrested in Burien, a suburb south of Seattle, after they surrounded a house.
Television footage showed members of a SWAT team surrounding the house before she was taken into custody.
The woman fled from the shooting scene in north Seattle Friday afternoon.
Wounded was 65-year-old Bill Keller. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical but stable condition with a shot to the chest.
Seattle police identified the suspect as 46-year-old Carolyn Piksa, an employee of the Parks and Recreation Department.
Police initially characterized the shooting as workplace violence. The motive is being investigated.