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Friday, March 11, 2005

BREAKING NEWS ~ Judge shot in Atlanta courthouse
Chris Buell at 10:01 AM ET

[JURIST] Authorities are reporting that several people were shot shortly after 9 AM ET at the Fulton County Court [official website] in Atlanta, GA. The District Attorney's office confirmed the shooting, but few details were released. Early media reports said a judge was among those shot, and the suspect escaped from the scene in a stolen car. AP has more.

10:45 AM ET - WSB-TV in Atlanta is reporting that Superior Court Judge Rowland Barnes was killed in the shooting, and a court reporter and two sheriff's deputies were wounded in the shooting. WSB-TV has more.






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