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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” >>>


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    station_100_2003

    over 4 years ago

    552 Comments

    Rest In Peace

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    KB3MMX

    over 4 years ago

    136 Comments

    R.I.P. Officer Cooper !!

    Thanks for your service

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    Ralph_BxSP02

    over 4 years ago

    20 Comments

    Condolences to the Officers & family
    From The NYC sanitation Police SP02

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    Sheriff_1

    over 4 years ago

    8026 Comments

    Condolences to the officers family and friends. Speedy recovery for the injured officer

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    NewYork911

    over 4 years ago

    1672 Comments

    God Speed Brother.... Thank you for your years of service.

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    IndyJones73

    over 4 years ago

    58 Comments

    "Hell of a morning for jury Duty", "I think they got him (snicker)". What a jerk. Just indicative of the lowest common denominator that's out on the street...

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    thev8man

    over 4 years ago

    1830 Comments

    rest in peace

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    WACollector

    over 4 years ago

    764 Comments

    Rest In Peace, Brother.

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    jakester

    over 4 years ago

    1148 Comments

    IN HONORE CASORUM

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    headstone1

    over 4 years ago

    36 Comments

    For all the officers that I was notified about but couldn't respond at that time, may you all R.I.P and your families will be in my prayers and so will you. headstone1

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    TrojanSkyCop

    over 4 years ago

    532 Comments

    R.I.P. and God bless. PIP9132 and atlantaPD87, I'm reminded of why I hate going to court-houses; amazing how these "gun-fee zones" are the ones that are easiest for the bad guys to victimize, isn't it?

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    ExplorerFL835

    over 4 years ago

    370 Comments

    R.I.P Officer Cooper !!!!

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    dhw

    over 4 years ago

    604 Comments

    God bless family, friends, fellow officers.
    Chief D. Whiteley, P.B. Mo.

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    villa6369

    over 4 years ago

    4 Comments

    to Cooper Rest in Peace u was a very good officer, to all Cso in las vegas u responce was great and all are thebest from V we lost a good one.

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    ppc

    over 4 years ago

    188 Comments

    Rest in Peace Officer Cooper our thoughts and prayers are with the family and also LEO family

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