Texas Police Officer Shot and Killed by Barricaded Suspect

Det. Jerry Walker; Photo: Little Elm Police

Det. Jerry Walker; Photo: Little Elm Police

A Little Elm (TX) police officer was shot and killed Tuesday after responding to a call of an armed man in a backyard.

Detective Jerry Walker was with other officers when the suspect, who had barricaded himself inside a home, opened fire.

Detective Walker was transported to a local hospital for treatment but ultimately died of his injuries.

Walker, 48, had been with the force since 1998.

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