WASHINGTON, — A gunmen was killed on Monday after opening fire at a courthouse in Berrien County, Michigan resulting in the death of two bailiffs and an injured deputy sheriff, according to local police.
“We don’t have all the details as to what happened or whatever occurred or how he got the weapon,” said Sheriff Paul Bailey at a news briefing Monday.
“Several” other civilians were hurt during the accident but Bailey did not indicate if they were from gunshot wounds.
“They (civilians) went for shelter once the shooting occurred and other brave officers were able to come to their rescue and take the shooter down,” said Bailey.
The injured police officer was taken to Lakeland Regional Hospital for treatment.
This incident followed an attack that occured last week in Dallas, Texas where five officers were killed.
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