A defendant who was shot by an officer after attacking a bailiff in a North Carolina court...

Defendant dies after North Carolina courtroom shooting – NBC News

A defendant who was shot by an officer after attacking a bailiff in a North Carolina courtroom has died, officials said Friday.A Roxboro police officer shot Christopher Thomas Vaughan, 35, just before noon Thursday after he tried to take the bailiff's weapon in the Person County Courthouse, according to a statement from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.Vaughan was taken to Duke University Hospital, where he died.The Roxboro officer's hand was broken, while the bailiff had a gash on his head and scratches on his neck, officials said. Both were treated at hospitals and have since been released.Neither the …

 

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