Competency hearing for former firefighter - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Competency hearing for former firefighter

A judge will decide whether a former Memphis firefighter is competent to stand trial for a deadly shooting rampage.

Police say in 2000 Fred Williams shot and killed his wife and set their home on fire.

When authorities arrived on the scene..police say Williams killed two firefighters and shot a sheriff's deputy.

Williams has been in a mental hospital since 2002 but prosecutors say he is competent to stand trial.

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