Jul 11, 2016 4:11 PM

Reports: 3 dead after Michigan courthouse shooting, governor says scene secured

The Associated Press

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — Three people are dead and one person is injured after a shooting at a Michigan courthouse, according reports.

A courthouse employee told the Detroit Free Press that one of the dead is the shooter. Michigan State Police confirmed the shooting around 2:30 p.m.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says state police have secured the scene after shots were fired at a southwestern Michigan courthouse.

No other details were available on injuries, but Snyder tweeted that he was praying for those affected.

State police Lt. Mike Shaw says the department is in gathering information but could not confirm whether there are any casualties.

St. Joseph is located in far southwestern Michigan's Berrien County, which borders Indiana.

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