NCSC resources related to the Del. courthouse shooting


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Two women were shot to death Monday when a gunman opened fire at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, Del. Read more.

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  • On February 5, 2013, an assistant district attorney was killed outside the Kaufman County courthouse in Kaufman, Texas.
  • On March 14, 2012, a man opened fire outside the Jefferson County (Texas) Courthouse, leaving his 20-year-old daughter in critical condition and wounding her mother. The gunman killed a 79-year-old woman and shot another bystander.
  • A sheriff’s deputy and a man exchanged gunfire outside a Tulsa, Oklahoma, courthouse on March 7, 2012. The gunman, deputy, as well as a bystander were shot and hospitalized.
  • A man shot a county prosecutor and two bystanders in the Cook County Courthouse in Grand Marais, Minnesota, on December 16, 2011. The gunman was arrested shortly after the shooting.
  • On September 13, 2011, a gunman wearing tactical gear and armed with three semi-automatic weapons, opened fire in a Van Buren, Arkansas judge’s office unopposed. The gunman was later shot dead by police.

Date Location #Shot #Fatalities Shooting location
2/11/2013 Wilmington, DE 5 3 Inside courthouse
2/5/2013 Kaufman, TX 1 1 Outside courthouse
3/14/2012 Beaumont, TX 4 1 Outside courthouse
3/7/2012 Tulsa, OK 3 0 Outside courthouse
12/16/2011 Grand Marais, MN 3 0 Inside courthouse
9/13/2011 Van Buren, AR 1 1 Inside courthouse