The Minnesota Justice system is reeling from a Cook County Court shooting that left three injured. KARE-11 reports concerns over safety are being raised, and although most courts have electronic security more than 60 percent are without metal detectors.
New security measures begin at suburban Hennepin County courts
The county board recently voted to install the additional equipment after Judge Lloyd Zimmerman refused to hear cases in the suburbs because of lax security. Zimmerman's concerns were raised several weeks after the shooting in Grand Marais where a prosecutor and witness were critically wounded, the AP reports.