Chad Walker Bio/Wiki
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a state trooper named Chad Walker was shot several times during a central Texas motorist assistance call last week and died.
He was 38 years old.
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Trooper Chad Walker was taken off life support on Wednesday after being shot several times on the side of FM 2383 outside Mexia on March 26 while assisting an individual with a broken-down car.
Tonight we mourn the passing of Trooper Chad Walker who died in the line of duty. Join me in praying for his wife, 4 kids, and loved ones. Our brave men and women in law enforcement put their lives at risk every single day and we must always #BackTheBlue. Rest in Peace, Trooper. https://t.co/rxMonxmlfz
— Dawn Buckingham (@DrBuckinghamTX) April 1, 2021
DPS Director Steven McCraw said, “Our DPS family is absolutely heartbroken at the loss of one of our brothers in uniform who was killed in the line of duty,”
“Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Chad Walker was committed to protecting the people of Texas. His sacrifice will never be forgotten, and we ask that you keep his family, friends and colleagues in your prayers during the difficult days ahead.”
— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 1, 2021
DeArthur Pinson Jr. is accused of killing Walker and fleeing the scene. It prompted the Texas Department of Public Safety to release a Blue Alert, indicating that they were searching for someone who was suspected of seriously injuring or killing a law enforcement officer.
Pinson Jr. was later discovered dead at a home on Highway 84 west of Mexia, with the Texas Department of Public Safety claiming he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Walker leaves behind a wife and four children. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, he was taken off life support after his organs were donated.
Abbott in a press release said, “Our hearts are with the family and friends of Trooper Walker as they grieve his tragic death in the line of duty,”
“Trooper Walker’s horrific murder is a solemn reminder of the dangers law enforcement officers face every day to keep our communities safe. We will always support law enforcement here in Texas, and we are indebted to the sacrifices that they make to serve and protect their fellow Texans.”
It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that DPS announces the passing of Trooper Chad Walker. Trooper Walker is a hero who bravely served his community. He died following injuries sustained while on patrol. pic.twitter.com/XO9Wp4i9Tk
— Texas DPS (@TxDPS) March 31, 2021