Sheriff: 3 people killed in shooting at Berrien County courthouse

Three people are dead following a shooting at the Berrien County courthouse.

Two of the people dead are court bailiffs, said Sheriff Paul Bailey a news conference Monday, July 11. The other person dead is the shooter.

“Brave officers” took down the shooter, Bailey said, adding the suspect was an in-custody inmate.

A county deputy and a civilian were shot and injured, according to a news release. Those injured were taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph for treatment.

Michigan State Police, county officers and other police agencies responded to the shooting around 2:30 p.m.

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