Multiple people were shot at the Berrien County Courthouse in St. Joseph, Michigan on Monday, multiple local media outlets have reported.
Michigan State Police (MSP) confirmed the shooting around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon according to WZZM, an ABC-affiliated television station located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Michigan State Police and the Berrien County Sherriff’s Department confirmed the shooting to Reuters as well.
Three people have been killed and one injured, according to ABC57 News, citing a Berrien County Commissioner.
The people dead are two court bailiffs and the shooter, an employee at the county prosecutor’s office who wished to remain anonymous told WZZM.
The commissioner told ABC57 reporter Vahid Sadrzadeh that the shooter was a man on his way to jail who took a gun off an officer and began shooting.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder tweeted that police have secured the scene.
MSP has secured the scene at the Berrien County courthouse and started its investigation into the shooting that occurred this afternoon.
— Governor Rick Snyder (@onetoughnerd) July 11, 2016