After an exchange of gunfire in a Middletown, N.Y. courthouse today, a gunman was killed and a court officer was wounded.
Police reported that a man walked into the lobby with a shotgun and opened fire, according to a CBS2 news report. Another TV station, NBC New York, reported that the shooter had legal troubles in the past and had a dispute with the mayor.
After entering the vestibule outside City Court, the gunman opened fire toward two New York State court officers who were near the entrance, according to a Middletown Times Herald-Record article. One of the court officers was hit in the arm; the officers returned fire.