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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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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    What a shame. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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    Brit_Cop_1010

    over 4 years ago

    140 Comments

    That was quite an intense gunfight. I read the article but I guess I didn't fully appreciate the incident until I saw the video. R.I.P and speedy recovery to the injured officer

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    wiseass0282

    over 4 years ago

    10982 Comments

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family RIP

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    rsironron

    over 4 years ago

    5220 Comments

    Rest in Peace brother and a speedy recovery to the injured officer and LAWMANTUKES I to agree with you 100%.

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    rhood

    over 4 years ago

    23592 Comments

    Rest In Peace to the Officer who lost his life to this dirtbag. Best wishes for a full recovery to the injured Marshall. Prayers go out to their families. Justice was swift and sure for the dirtbag and final justice is waiting on him.

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    benaron

    over 4 years ago

    246 Comments

    Lawmantukes, I agree with you 100%

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    357magnum

    over 4 years ago

    406 Comments

    The economy is in the crapper and people are stupid/desperate. I pray this isn't a trend. I pray the Lord accept this warrior Home. I pray for comfort for his family and comrades. Justice was "administrated" and I pray the Lord judge the suspect as well. Never, never assume it is "just another day."

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    LAWMANTUKES

    over 4 years ago

    6976 Comments

    R.I.P. My brother Law Man, Rest in Eternal Peace... For we have the Watch now...

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    clearforcode7

    over 4 years ago

    394 Comments

    RIPBrother and may God be with your family, loved ones and friends. Not a great start to the New Year, lets lock n load and watch our six ladies and gentlemen.... Please stay safe.

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    Scurge

    over 4 years ago

    1232 Comments

    I say that you are absolutely correct

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    LAWMANTUKES

    over 4 years ago

    6976 Comments

    I have been saying to myself that this sort of tragedy was a time bomb waiting to explode at every significant government facility that has public access. Each time that I and my fellow Officers go to Fed Crt, we are asked to disarm and place all of our equipment to include weapons, ammo, radio, cs canister, PR-24 and any thing else that can be used as a defensive device into a lock box. And from what I can gather from this logic, is that the Marshal Service has this rule in place to prevent prisoners in their custody from gainning access to such items. But given the history of such violent incidents involving this type of an attack, I think that it is time to review the policy. Because in my opinion, I'd rather have a lobby full of armed Officers at any given time to react than a lobby full of unarmed Officers that would be at a disadvantage. What say you?

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    beejac

    over 4 years ago

    1424 Comments

    R.I.P. Brother and may god protect and restore the wounded Deputy Marshal to good health.

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    uncledennis1

    over 4 years ago

    23314 Comments

    R.I.P Brother. To the scumbag. Enjoy your time in hell as Satan will meet you at the gates. The "Big Sleep"

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    mcpeters560

    over 4 years ago

    44 Comments

    Rest in peace my brother, we will carry with a heavy heart!

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    aussie4

    over 4 years ago

    5328 Comments

    Everything you can think of, plus, happens in Vegas.....

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