Three Shot Dead In US Courthouse

PHILADELPHIA – A shooting erupted at a courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware, leaving three persons dead, including a gunman, the police said. “I can confirm that two women were killed and two capital officers were shot. The gunman is dead inside the lobby,” a police spokesman said at a news conference.

The incident took place in the New Castle county court building, which was evacuated. The police spokesman said multiple shots were fired and that the police was searching the building floor by floor.

“The scene is still very dynamic inside,” he said. The area around the courthouse was surrounded by the police, ambulances and fire trucks, televised images of the scene showed. The Wilmington police was not able to confirm the number of victims.

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