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Man Dies After Being Shot at Federal Courthouse in Salt Lake City

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The FBI says a defendant has died after being shot by a U.S. marshal during an attack on a witness during a trial in federal court in Salt Lake City.
The FBI said 25-year-old Siale Angilau died Monday at a hospital. The agency says Angilau was shot in the chest as he rushed the witness with a pen in an aggressive, threatening manner.
Authorities said Angilau, who had not been restrained in the courtroom, was shot several times in front of a jury that had been selected on Friday.
Angilau was one of 17 people named in a 29-count racketeering indictment filed in 2010 accusing gang members of assault, conspiracy, robbery and weapons offenses.

According to police, the courthouse is on lockdown following the shooting, which occurred during a trial involving Angilau, a Tongan Crip gang member, reports CBS affiliate KUTV. The station also reports that the shooting took place in Judge Tena Campbell's courtroom.

The trial began this morning.

Witnesses told the Salt Lake Tribune they saw a man - presumably the shooting victim - taken out of the courthouse on a stretcher.

According to the newspaper, the new federal courthouse opened one week ago.

(The Associated Press and CBS News contributed to this report.)
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