Holocaust Memorial Museum to re-open on Thursday

June 11th, 2009 - 2:50 am ICT by admin  

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is expected to re-open on Thursday after a shooting on Wednesday, a spokesman said.

“A shooting incident occurred at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s 14th St. entrance,” said Jackie Berkowitz, who is a spokeswoman for the museum. Berkowitz confirmed that a gunman shot a Museum security guard and that two other security officers returned fire.

“The Museum is closed for the remainder of the day and expects to be open tomorrow,” she said. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officer and his family.”

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