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Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]

Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]

Las Vegas Review-Journal via YellowBrix

January 04, 2010

The fallen officer has been identified as Court Officer Stanley W. Cooper of the United States Department of Justice – Marshals Service.

A court officer and a suspect died in a shooting this morning at the Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South. A second officer also was shot and transported to UMC. His condition is listed as serious, according to The Associated Press.

The Associated Press said a hospital official confirmed the court officer died at UMC; the officer was 65 years old. FBI Special Agent Joseph Dickey confirmed the suspect died at the scene.

The shooting took place about 8 a.m. in the lobby of the courthouse.

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Officials are clearing the federal courthouse and searching the building, Dickey said.

Several downtown streets have been shut down and traffic is being diverted. The Las Vegas Academy, 315 S. 7th St., is on lockdown. The Regional Justice Courthouse also is on lockdown.

Statement From U.S. Marshalls: “No news more grim or sobering” >>>

  • Btjustice_max50


    over 4 years ago


    Not good ! Prayers to the victims and families.

  • Matt_snake_1_max50


    over 4 years ago


    Wow... Anyone keeping count? This is out of control. As creekcop said, do not let your guard down. I pray that God is with these officers and their families.

  • Cot_max50


    over 4 years ago


    the year isnt starting out too good

  • Gas_mask_1_max50


    over 4 years ago


    Dear Fellow Brothers in Blue,
    Do not let your guard down. Do not become complacent and always expect the unexpected!

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Officers' and families.

  • Icon_kent200_max50


    over 4 years ago


  • 210044_max50


    over 4 years ago


    R.I.P. to the court officer. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends, and the agency.

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