Gunman in Las Vegas federal building shootout lost Social Security benefits suit
Delvin Barrett, Ken Ritter"LAS VEGAS (AP) A gunman who opened fire with a shotgun at a federal building Monday, killing one security guard and wounding a U.S. marshal before he was shot to death, was upset over losing a lawsuit over his Social Security benefits, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. "The two officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case, said 66-year-old Johnny Lee Wicks opened fire with a shotgun at a security checkpoint, touching off a gunbattle with deputy U.S. marshals. "Although the investigation is continuing, the officials said preliminary evidence pointed to Wicks' anger over his benefits case as the motive for the shooting." Read on...
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"Gunman in Las Vegas federal building shootout lost Social Security benefits suit", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2010. Consulté le 11/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/gunman-in-las-vegas-federal-building-shootout-lost-social-security-benefits-suit