FOX8 Friday Football Frenzy high school scoreboard: Week 2
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DISH SUBSCRIBERS – SERVICE INTERRUPTION – CLICK HERE

US Marshal shoots man who rushed witness in Salt Lake City federal court

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
federal-courthouse-shooting
Peter Samore/KSL.com

Peter Samore/KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — A U.S. Marshal shot a man in the chest after officials say the man rushed at a witness who was testifying in federal court Monday.

A spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office said the shooting occurred in Judge Tina Campbell’s courtroom and it was related to the Tongan Crip Gang case.

Witnesses present at the courthouse told KSTU that gang member, Siale Angilau, who is involved in the case, grabbed a pen and rushed at a witness testifying on the stand.

An FBI spokesman said Angilau came very close to the witness when he was shot several times in the chest by a U.S. Marshal.

Angilau was breathing when he was taken out of the courthouse on a stretcher, but his condition is unknown at this time.

The TCG has been put on trial for alleged RICO (Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations Act) offenses.

Story is developing…

Read more: KSTU

4 comments

Comments are closed.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 86,766 other followers