Judge rules minister not guilty by reason of insanity in wife's death

Terry Greer

A judge says a former Gardendale pastor is not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting death of his wife and the wounding of their daughter in January 2013.{}{}{}{}Jefferson County Circuit Judge Tommy Nail ruled Wednesday during a non-jury hearing in which a psychologist testified that he and two other experts determined Terry Greer didn't know what he was doing when he opened fire.{}{}{}{}Dr. Glen King also testified that Greer remains a danger to himself and others. Nail agreed and ordered Greer to be committed to a state mental facility.{}{}{}{}Greer's daughter sat quietly in court and occasionally dabbed her nose with a tissue.