Grimes had recently been released from a substance abuse center, and the state had denied him a driver’s license. Upset, he went to his parents’ house, wouldn’t leave, and started handling a pistol. They called the police. Police arrived and set up a standoff of multiple hours that only ended when Grimes was shot eight times, fatally. A 700-page report exonerated the officers.

ID: 2300

Victms Name: Allen Scott Grimes
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Greensboro
County: Guilford
State: NC
Zip Code: 27403
Country: United States of America

Agency: Greensboro Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Grimes had recently been released from a substance abuse center, and the state had denied him a driver’s license. Upset, he went to his parents’ house, wouldn’t leave, and started handling a pistol. They called the police. Police arrived and set up a standoff of multiple hours that only ended when Grimes was shot eight times, fatally. A 700-page report exonerated the officers.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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