Bulletproof glass, security training and armed guards are among the steps Twin Cities prosecutors are taking to protect themselves after the court shooting in Grand Marais. The Star Tribune reports many courthouses were looking to increase security even before the shooting.
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Jail officials: Courthouse shooting suspect is dead
The suspect in a shooting at a Grand Marais courthouse has died, according to Cook County jail officials. Authorities tell KSTP that 42-year-old Daniel Schlienz had been ill and under intense supervision. He allegedly shot two people, including the prosecutor, at a courthouse after he was found guilty of criminal sexual misconduct.
Courthouse shooting suspect charged with two counts attempted murder
Daniel Schlienz, a former pro boxer who was on trial for criminal sexual misconduct, allegedly opened fire at a courthouse in Grand Marais after hearing the guilty verdict.
Gunmen said frustration with judicial system drove him to open fire in courthouse
The Duluth News Tribune obtained a recording of a phone call that Daniel Schlienz made from jail after two people were wounded in a Grand Marais courthouse following his conviction for criminal sexual misconduct. Schlienz, who died in custody after falling ill, blamed the court system. The county attorney who prosecuted him says Schlienz "stole the story with his violence" and that the real story is that they locked up a dangerous predator.
First bills in Legislature already raising some eyebrows
Bills in the House of Representatives would increase the penalties for attacking or killing a prosecutor and allow county attorneys to carry guns on duty. The bills, from Republican Rep. Tony Cornish, come after a man on trial for sexual assault opened fire in a Grand Marais courthouse.
Complaint: Suspect in court shooting had plan, told girlfriend 'you'll know it when you see it'
Authorities say they saw no sign Daniel Schlienz would lash out with violence in a Grand Marais courtroom, even moments before a guilty verdict was announced in his criminal sexual misconduct trial. But the criminal complaint alleges Schlienz had a plan in place if the trial didn't go his way, and that he planned to give the prosecutor "something to remember" for a trial he says had wrecked his life.
Courthouse shooting suspect is sorry, knows there's 'no getting around this'
The father of the man held in the courthouse shooting in Grand Marais says his son feels sorry for what he's done. He says the suspect has very little recognition of the events that led to the shooting of three people in the courthouse.
Measure passed by House panel would let prosecutors carry guns
The Cook County attorney who was shot at the courthouse in Grand Marais was on hand for the vote by the House Public Safety Committee. The bill's sponsor says the move to protect government officials was in the works even before the Grand Marais shooting.
At least three hurt after defendant allegedly opens fire in courthouse in Grand Marais
A defendant in a sexual misconduct case allegedly shot three people in a courthouse on Thursday. His father tells the newspaper that his son "hated the prosecuting attorney that did this." The father says the case had taken a serious toll on his son, who had apparently threatened suicide weeks before the shooting.
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