Court employee David Lee Williams has been identified as the federal court employee who killed himself inside the Hugo L. Black Federal Courthouse in downtown Birmingham, Ala., Thursday morning. David Lee Williams, 50, was the director of building services for the federal courthouse.
Authorities said Williams walked into the office of U.S. Clerk of Court Sharon Harris and shot himself in the forehead. Lawmen have not said what led up to the shooting, or whether there was any conversation between Williams and Harris before he killed himself. The shooting happened about 9:30 a.m. Williams was taken by ambulance with a police escort to UAB Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. Source