24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site


Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Texas Prosecutor Reportedly Killed Outside Courthouse

A Texas prosecutor was shot outside a Dallas-area courthouse Thursday, and the courthouse and other nearby buildings were locked down as investigators searched for two suspects, officials said.

The Dallas County district attorney's office sent an email to attorneys and staff early Thursday, saying a Kaufman County prosecutor had been fatally shot outside the Kaufman County Courthouse, about 30 miles east of Dallas, by two masked gunman, according to the message published by WFAA-TV.

Source: LA Times. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.