Two officers, suspect dead in Michigan courthouse shooting

Posted at 2:51 PM, Jul 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-11 16:51:37-04

BERRIEN COUNTY,  Michigan – Two bailiffs and a suspect are dead after a courthouse shooting in Michigan, according to Berrien County Undersheriff Chuck Heit. One civilian and another officer were injured, Heit told CNN.

[Previous update, posted at 4:14 p.m. ET]

Local television stations in Michigan are reporting that at least three people are dead in a shooting at the courthouse in Berrien County.

It is unclear whether the shooter is one of the dead.

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department earlier said a law enforcement officer was shot. Michigan State Police have secured the scene, according to a tweet from Gov. Rick Snyder.

St. Joseph is on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, about 100 miles by car from Chicago.