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Two bailiffs and a gunman killed at US courthouse

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By Euronews
Two bailiffs and a gunman killed at US courthouse

<p>A gunman has shot dead two bailiffs and wounded two others, including a deputy sheriff at a courthouse in the US state of Michigan. </p> <p>Reports suggest the suspect,who was also killed, was an inmate who grabbed one of the officers guns. </p> <p>The attack took place in the town of St Joseph around 160 kilometres east of Chicago. </p> <p>‘‘A person has shot two bailiffs. They are both deceased and shot a deputy sheriff who is at the hospital right now being treated in the emergency room,’‘ Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey said.</p> <p>The latest shooting in the US comes only days after a sniper targeted police officers in Dallas. </p> <p>Gunman, Micah Johnson, told police he wanted to kill white police officers because he was angry about recent law enforcement shootings of black men.</p>