In the US, two deputies were injured during a shootout in court

© AP Photo / Susan WalshСотрудники police in the United StatesIn the US, two deputies were injured during a shootout in court© AP Photo / Susan Walsh

Two law enforcement officers were injured during the shooting at the courthouse in the us state of Tennessee, according to the Bureau of investigation of the state.

«Two Deputy Sheriff Coffey was injured in a shootout in the courthouse and are now in hospital», — is spoken in the message of Bureau of investigation in the microblog in Twitter.

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— TBI (@TBInvestigation) 19 Jun 2017

According to preliminary data of the Bureau, the suspect in the attack died.

According to Reuters, a representative of the County Sheriff’s office Coffey’s Lucky Knott (Knott Lucky) stated that prisoner, who was taken to the courthouse for hearings, grabbed a gun from a Deputy Sheriff and shot. One of the deputies was wounded in the stomach, once in the arm. According to Knott, the prisoner ran out of the courthouse and received a gunshot wound, which he probably caused himself.

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