Lynch says Justice Department ready to assist Michigan after shooting

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 12, 2016 10:48 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Tuesday that the Justice Department stands ready to assist local law enforcement in the aftermath of a deadly shooting in a Michigan courthouse on Monday.

"The Department of Justice stands ready to provide whatever help we can to state and local authorities as they investigate this heinous crime," Lynch told the House Judiciary Committee.

(Reporting by Julia Edwards; Editing by James Dalgleish)