Michigan Courthouse On Lock-down After Shooting, Multiple Deaths Reported
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — At least three people are dead at the Berrien County Courthouse following a shooting, an employee at the county prosecutor’s office said.
Three people are dead and one person is injured, said the employee, who wished not to be named. Michigan State Police confirmed the shooting around 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 11.
Two of the people dead are court bailiffs. The other person dead is the shooter, the employee said.
State police have not confirmed those numbers nor the status of the shooter.
The employee at the prosecutor’s office said the courthouse is under lock-down, and employees are being kept in their offices.
According to witness reports, a man that was on his way to jail took a gun off of a deputy and opened fire.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder tweeted that police have secured the scene at the courthouse and have begun their investigation