Federal marshals shoot, kill man sought for threats to Ohio judge


BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — A man wanted for making threats to a judge was shot and killed Friday by U.S. Marshals when he fired at them as they tried to arrest him, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at a home in Bethel Township, though it wasn’t immediately clear if that’s where the man lived or if anyone else was in the residence when the shooting occurred.

No other injuries were reported in the incident. The man’s name and details about the charges he was facing have not been released.

The man fired at least one shot at members of the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team, and at least one team member returned fire, authorities said. Further details on the shooting were not immediately disclosed.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is handling the investigation into the shooting.