October 10, 2013
Authorities gather Wednesday in front of the Federal Building in Wheeling, W.Va. West Virginia State Police say a man who fired shots at a federal courthouse in Wheeling has died from police fire. State police spokesman Sgt. Michael Baylous confirmed that the man died Wednesday. The U.S. Marshals Service says officers fired at the man after he shot up to two dozen rounds at the courthouse.
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The ex-police officer who opened fire on a federal courthouse in West Virginia was a trained shooter who knew how to kill, yet federal officials said Thursday that he waved people away moments before he started spraying bullets into the glass facade and was later shot dead by law enforcement.
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