The man who died folowing an incident outsite Harrogate Police station on Sunday April 28 has been named as Paul Herbert Metson.
The 69-year-old from Harrogate was found dead in the visitor car park of the Police station by an officer at around 4:20pm.
It is believed the man drove a Renault car into the car park and shot himself.
Police have confirmed that a firearm was recovered from the scene of the incident.
An inquest was opened and adjourned in Harrogate on Wednesday May 1.