Deputy shot during courthouse shooting released from hospital

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ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (WOOD) — The deputy who was injured during the Berrien County Courthouse shooting has been released from the hospital.

Berrien County Deputy James Atterberry Jr. was released from the hospital on Wednesday after being shot in the arm during the Berrien County Courthouse shooting on Monday, according to a news release from the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department.

Bailiffs Joseph Zangaro, 61, and Ronald Kienzle, 63, were shot and killed after a handcuffed Larry Gordon wrestled a gun away from a deputy and began firing in the Berrien County Courthouse. A woman was also wounded. Gordon was then shot and killed by an officer.

On Wednesday, Berrien County officials announced on Facebook that all county offices, including both courthouses, will be open to the public on Thursday.

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department will be holding a press conference on Wednesday, July 20 to provide an update on the investigation.

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