Quick action during courthouse shooting probably saved lives

Cook County sheriffs officials say the brave effort by a bailiff and other people helped prevent further injuries during a shooting rampage in a Grand Marais courtroom.
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Cook County sheriffs officials say the brave effort by a bailiff and other people helped prevent further injuries during a shooting rampage in a Grand Marais courtroom.

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