Gunman on train subdued by two Americans, French official says

August 21, 2015 11:55 PM

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A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, wounding three people before being subdued by two American passengers, officials said.

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, speaking in Arras in northern France, where the suspect was detained, said one of the Americans was hospitalized with serious wounds. Their names were not immediately released.

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