Ex-head of Greensboro homicide team killed himself, police say : News-Record.com : Greensboro

GREENSBORO — A retired sergeant with the Greensboro Police Department was shocked with a Taser on Monday as officers attempted to stop him from committing suicide, but the man later died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

Fred Alley Jr., 61, former head of the department’s homicide squad, shot himself about 3:30 p.m. Monday behind his home at 36 Brandy Court, according to authorities.
Police said they were called to the home after reports of a man armed with a handgun who claimed to be suicidal. Story continues here ➤