A member of the anti-government Michigan Militia, Woodring had shot and fatally wounded a Michigan State Police trooper in a July 7th raid. The following day the state police shot grenades into his house from an armored vehicle, burning it down, without immediately realizing Woodring had escaped with a backpack. Days later an informant tipped off his location, he was found resting in a vehicle, surrounded by police, and shot to death while exiting the vehicle rifle in hand.

ID: 1699

Victms Name: Scott Allen Woodring
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Fremont
County: Newaygo
State: MI
Zip Code: 49412
Country: United States of America

Agency: Michigan State Police

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: A member of the anti-government Michigan Militia, Woodring had shot and fatally wounded a Michigan State Police trooper in a July 7th raid. The following day the state police shot grenades into his house from an armored vehicle, burning it down, without immediately realizing Woodring had escaped with a backpack. Days later an informant tipped off his location, he was found resting in a vehicle, surrounded by police, and shot to death while exiting the vehicle rifle in hand.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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