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Light rail hit by another violent incident with Westlake gunman still at large; police release video

In this screenshot from surveillance video provided by SPD, the suspect, with a gun in his hand, exits the Westlake station tunnel at Third and Pine after Friday night’s multiple shooting.

Two incidents of violence on the Sound Transit light-rail system this weekend — a deadly shooting at the system's busiest station Friday night, and a stabbing aboard a train Saturday afternoon — occurred as Seattle officials try to manage the perception and reality of safety downtown.

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