Edward Lansdale, foreground, pulls out a gun and shoots Amber Pearce, 26, not seen, and her husband, Jeffrey, at the Siskiyou County Courthouse in Yreka, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 20, 2000. Lansdale, accused of sexual assault pulled a gun in a courthouse hallway and shot Pearce, one of his alleged victims, and her husband, then killed himself as sheriff’s deputies closed in. Jurors had just started deliberations in the case. Construction on a new courthouse to replace the existing facility, built in 1857 and expanded 99 years later, and improve security is scheduled to being in August 2016. But the state might not have the money to build it.
Edward Lansdale, foreground, pulls out a gun and shoots Amber Pearce, 26, not seen, and her husband, Jeffrey, at the Siskiyou County Courthouse in Yreka, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 20, 2000. Lansdale, accused of sexual assault pulled a gun in a courthouse hallway and shot Pearce, one of his alleged victims, and her husband, then killed himself as sheriff’s deputies closed in. Jurors had just started deliberations in the case. Construction on a new courthouse to replace the existing facility, built in 1857 and expanded 99 years later, and improve security is scheduled to being in August 2016. But the state might not have the money to build it. PAT ARNOLD Siskiyou Daily News file
Edward Lansdale, foreground, pulls out a gun and shoots Amber Pearce, 26, not seen, and her husband, Jeffrey, at the Siskiyou County Courthouse in Yreka, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 20, 2000. Lansdale, accused of sexual assault pulled a gun in a courthouse hallway and shot Pearce, one of his alleged victims, and her husband, then killed himself as sheriff’s deputies closed in. Jurors had just started deliberations in the case. Construction on a new courthouse to replace the existing facility, built in 1857 and expanded 99 years later, and improve security is scheduled to being in August 2016. But the state might not have the money to build it. PAT ARNOLD Siskiyou Daily News file

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