UPDATE: Court Security Officer Dead and Dep. Marshal Wounded in Shootout in Las Vegas Fed Court; Gunman Dead

UPDATE (6:35 EST); The Las Vegas Sun is reporting that the gun man, Johnny Lee Wicks, was upset about losing a lawsuit against the Social Security Administration. The paper reported that he walked into the courthouse, pulled a shotgun out from underneath his jacket and opened fire. To read more details click here.
By Allan Lengel

A 65-year-old federal court security officer died and a deputy U.S. Marshal was in stable condition after a shootout with a gun man in the lobby of the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Sun reported.

Authorities say the gun man died in the shoot out that occurred around 8 a.m., the Sun reported. The Sun, attributing information to the U.S. Marshals Service, said authorities had yet to determine the motive for the shooting.

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Read Statement from Dir. of the U.S. Marshal Service

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