A patrol aircraft assists in the search of suicidal man in Morgan County. A male was reported to have threatened to harm himself and fled into a wooded area just outside Laurie. Troopers in Morgan County, along with deputies of the Morgan County Sheriff’s office, responded to the scene. Patrol pilots arrived in the area to assist in the search, when three gunshots were heard by responding officers. The pilots successfully directed deputies to the subject’s location, in an overgrown area, using their FLIR thermal imaging device.
The male had no injuries and was taken into protective custody without further incident.