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US Marshal Shoots Defendant In Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Federal Courthouse

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a U.S. marshal shot and critically wounded a defendant in a federal courthouse who rushed a witness stand with a pen at his trial in Salt Lake City.

FBI spokesman Mark Dressen said Monday that Siale Angilau was hospitalized with at least one chest wound.

Authorities say the shooting occurred in connection with a gang-related trial.

No other details were immediately available.

The case was being heard in U.S. District Judge Tena Campbell’s courtroom.

Mikey McFall, a reporter with the Salt Lake City Tribune has the details:

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