Man Guns Down Judge and Clerk in Belgian Court Nearby school closed as police hunt for suspect By Kevin Spak, Newser Staff Posted Jun 3, 2010 8:36 AM CDT 6 comments Comments An as-yet unidentified man shot a judge and a clerk at a courthouse in Brussels today. (Shutterstock) (Newser) – A female judge and a court clerk were shot dead earlier this morning in the middle of a session in Belgium's main court in Brussels, the BBC reports. Shots were heard ringing out from the Palais de Justice at about 11:15am local time (4:15 ET). The victims were both shot in the head. The suspect fled on foot, and is still at large. Police are hunting him, and have evacuated a nearby school as part of the search, according to CNN.