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UPDATE: Guard, gunman dead in Vegas federal building shooting

LAS VEGAS (WKOW) -- Police in Las Vegas are releasing more details about the shooting inside a federal building that left two people dead, including the gunman.

Gunfire erupted just after 8:00 a.m. Monday, lasting for several minutes. The gunman shot and killed one court officer and wounded a second before being shot to death a short time later. His identity is unknown at this time, as well as a motive.

The 65-year-old security officer died Monday afternoon. A 48-year-old deputy marshal was hospitalized.

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LAS VEGAS (WKOW) -- Officials at a hospital in Las Vegas say a court officer has died after being shot at federal building Monday morning.

The U.S. Marshals Service says two people were shot, including a deputy U.S. marshal and a court security officer but it is not known at this time which died.

The second officer is in serious condition.

The gunman died soon after the shootout happened, around 8:00 a.m.

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LAS VEGAS (WKOW) -- Authorities say a gunman who shot two officers at a Las Vegas federal building is dead.

Police and federal agents swarmed the building, after the man shot a deputy U.S. marshal and a court security officer. The FBI says the gunman died shortly after the shootout.

The conditions of the officers are not yet being released.

The multi-story building houses federal courts and officers for officials who include U.S. Sens. Harry Reid and John Ensign.

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