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Howard County officer who shot suicidal man identified

Posted at 2:47 PM, Sep 28, 2016
Howard County Police have identified the officer who shot a suicidal man Monday in Columbia. 
 
Officer 1st Class Zachary Cerrone,  a 10-year veteran of the police department assigned to the tactical section, fired a single shot at James Schueler after Schueler pointed a pellet gun at officers.
 
Cerrone has been placed on standard administrative leave with pay.
 
Schueler is currently in fair condition at University of Maryland Shock Trauma.
 
 

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