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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

    I realize that the man who did it is dead. However, for those who do such crimes and are not killed, there should be stronger penalties.

    Debra...
    Informing Christians

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    bobska

    over 4 years ago

    660 Comments

    This is just horrible. RIP Officer, may God bless your family and you will never be forgotten, you are a true hero, who took the ultimate sacriface.

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    Kinder_mapp

    over 4 years ago

    4160 Comments

    How horrible this is. What the frick was this guy thinking. Well at least he is dead and no trial crap. Prayers for the agent who passed for his family and prayers for speedy recovery to the injured officer.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    WTF! All ready this year? And you wonder why there's an us vs. them mentality. Thoughts and prayers to the families of all involved.

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    usa_24

    over 4 years ago

    5022 Comments

    I saw this on the news. What a crazy idiot. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and there family's. To the fallen court officer. God Bless and rest in peace. I hope the Marshal makes a full recovery.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    I too am at a loss for words! Four days into 2010, and the trend that ended 2009 is starting the new year. I pray for the families of these shooting victims.

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    Riley257

    over 4 years ago

    30 Comments

    I am at a loss, my friend works in the area and goes in and out of that building for his cases. This is a tragedy and makes no sense. I feel horrible for the families, friends and other officers. Please becareful and be safe. Everyone is a threat. RIP.

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    tess6738

    over 4 years ago

    38 Comments

    we take so much for granted god bless everyone involved

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    BklynsFinest347

    over 4 years ago

    2016 Comments

    RIP to the fallen court officer & a speedy recovery to the wounded marshal. Rest in piss to the dead savage responsible for this tragedy.

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    FutureLawMan83

    over 4 years ago

    560 Comments

    This sucks thoughts and prayers with the family of the fallen may god be with you.

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    Rest in Eternal Peace. An may the suspects grave be forever pissed upon.

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    dominicano_soy

    over 4 years ago

    848 Comments

    RIP my brother....God bless

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    4theblue

    over 4 years ago

    1566 Comments

    RIP. Thoughts & prayers for the family & friends of the fallen and the injured.

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    nightwatch

    over 4 years ago

    356 Comments

    RIP to the officer...enjoy hell to the suspect

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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    RIP. My prayers go out to your family and friends.
    Speedy recovery to the wounded officer.

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