In Pennsylvania in the shooting death of an employee of the U.S. marshals

WASHINGTON, 18 Jan — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. Employee of the U.S. marshals were killed, two policemen injured in a shootout in Pennsylvania, said the mayor of state capital — harrisburg Eric Papenfuse.

The marshals service performs similar functions to the Russian court enforcement officers, responsible for the execution of sentences and tracing fugitives from justice.

“During the implementation of the orders of the court, three officers were injured, including one policeman of police of Harrisburg,” said the mayor at a press conference, which was broadcast on local TV channels. Another victim was seconded an officer from the NYPD.

The mayor said that the police “fought bravely” and struck the assailant suspect with critical injuries. He gave no details about the shooter.