Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey confirmed at a Monday press conference that two court bailiffs -- both retired police officers -- were killed and the suspect, an unidentified man, was shot and killed by police inside the county courthouse in downtown St. Joseph.
A closer look at county seat St. Joseph and its neighbor Benton Harbor
Source: U.S. Census Quickfacts
Now That the Factories Are Closed, It’s Tee Time in Benton Harbor, Mich. (New York Times Magazine, 12/15/2011)
Bridging the Gap Between Benton Harbor and St. Joseph. (Michigan Radio, 11/17/2011)
Michigan riots: Tales of two cities and the gulf between. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/20/2003)