At Least Three Shot Dead in Michigan Courthouse

This story is fluid and ongoing. Details may change and will be updated at the bottom of this story. 

It is not known at this time whether this incident is related in any way to either ISIS or Black Lives Matter/New Black Panther terrorism against our nation’s brave police officers.

WWMT reports:

SAINT JOSEPH, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Berrien County Sheriff Deputies are on the scene after four people are shot at a courthouse in St. Joseph.

Detectives from the Michigan State Police are headed to investigate and we are being told the incident involves court employees and deputies.

At this point, there is no word on injuries.

Another local news station, WZZM, reports that at least three of the victims are dead, including the perpetrator, while the other two are bailiffs of the court:

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.


UPDATE:  It is now being reported that a total of five people were shot. In addition to the two bailiffs and the suspect, one deputy and one civilian were also shot.

The name of the suspect still has not been released as of 6:42 PM ET. ABC affiliate WBND reporter Vahid Sadrzadeh is reporting that the suspect was being taken to jail and took a gun away from a deputy, then opened fire.

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