Michigan Supreme Court issues statement on the Berrien County courthouse shooting

Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert P. Young, Jr. issued the following statement concerning the July 16 shooting at the Berrien County Courthouse.

“Our prayers and condolences go out to those affected by today’s shooting at the Berrien County Courthouse. This tragic incident is another sad reminder that courthouse employees put their lives at risk every day to serve the people of Michigan.  As we await further details and the results of the ongoing State Police investigation, we stand ready to implement steps to further strengthen courthouse security to better protect both employees and the public.”