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Posted May 08, 2007 02:31 pm CDT
Police say a civil litigant fired a rifle in a courtroom in Rockland County, N.Y., striking a window above the judge’s head before fleeing.
A court officer and a police officer who was there for traffic court gave chase, firing one shot, the Journal News reports. A bystander in the parking lot helped tackle the suspect.
No one was hurt. The suspect was identified as 60-year-old Leo Lewis, according to the New York Times.