Moscow courtroom shootout: 3 dead
Three people were killed and two were wounded in a shootout at a courthouse outside Moscow on Tuesday.
Authorities said the incident took place during a hearing in a case of a gang suspected of killing more than a dozen of motorists.
Two other criminals and three officers were wounded, the interior ministry said. The building has reportedly been evacuated.The gunfight broke out after some of the defendants had tried to grab firearms from court security officers, and take hostages.