Two police officers have been killed, and another wounded, after being shot by a gunman, outside a courthouse, in the US state of Michigan.
A gunman has killed two police officers and wounded another outside a courthouse in the US state of Michigan.
Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey confirmed to reporters at a news conference that two sheriff’s deputies were killed along with the gunman.
The courthouse in the resort town of St Joseph – about 100 miles (160km) east of Chicago – was put under lockdown following reports of the shooting. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder confirmed the incident via social media.
A deputy sheriff was shot and has been taken to a hospital following the shooting.