Deadly Shooting at Texas Courthouse Kills 2
A shooting at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Beaumont, Texas, has left at least two dead and three injured.
The gunman has been taken into custody, but police have not yet disclosed his identity.
Rod Carroll, a Jefferson County Sheriffs Department deputy, told ABC News the shooting was part of a hostage situation at the courthouse.The shooting reportedly occurred outside the courthouse, near the entrance.
This is the second courthouse shooting to happen in the past week. On March 7, a shooting outside the Tulsa County Courthouse in Oklahoma left one deputy and three others injured. A barefoot man went to the courthouse plaza and began shooting randomly.
Deputies inside the courthouse who heard the gunfire rushed outside and fired at the suspect. The suspect was hit at least once and a deputy was also shot.
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