Three people are dead following a shooting in Berrien County of St. Joseph, Michigan at a local courthouse.
Two of the people dead are court bailiffs, said Sheriff Paul Bailey a news conference Monday, July 11. The other person dead is the shooter. “Brave officers” took down the shooter, Bailey said, stating the suspect was an in-custody inmate.
A county deputy and a civilian were shot and injured, according to a news release. Those injured were taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph for immediate treatment. Michigan State Police, county officers and other police agencies responded to the shooting around 2:30 p.m.
Donald Trump immediately released a response of condolences following the shooting:
Thoughts and prayers with the victims, and their families- along with everyone at the Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph, Michigan.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 11, 2016