West Virginia

Man Opens Fire on Federal Courthouse in West Virginia, Gets Shot

One officer hurt by shattered glass, but no other injuries (besides the shooter) reported

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The U.S. Marshals Service says a man with an assault-type rifle fired 15 to 20 shots at the federal courthouse in Wheeling. W.Va., before security officers returned fire, critically injuring the man.

Chief deputy Mike Claxton of the Marshals Service in northern West Virginia says one officer was hurt by shattered glass inside the courthouse during Wednesday's shooting but no other injuries were reported.

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