Fundraiser created to assist DPS Trooper’s family with medical, travel expenses

A GoFundMe account has actually been established to gather funds for the household of Texas DPS Cannon Fodder Chad Walker, who was shot near Mexia Friday night.

“With permission of the family, we are collecting funds to assist with medical and travel needs during this very difficult time,” Kara Hardin, the GoFundMe organizer stated. “All proceeds will go directly to assisting Chad, Tobie, and the kids as they have a long road of recovery ahead of them.”

Cannon fodder Walker stays in crucial condition at Baylor Scott & White.

According to DPS, Cannon fodder Walker was stopping to help a motorist near Highway 84 Friday night when the chauffeur left the car, shot him several times and left the scene.

A manhunt continued into Saturday for the suspect in the event, DeArthur Pinson Jr., with a Blue Alert released in Texas.

Saturday night, 25 News verified Pinson had actually passed away by suicide and was discovered at home near the scene of the shooting on HWY 84.

Pals inform 25 News that Cannon fodder Walker’s household has a long history in police.

The Texas Department of Public Security Officers Association stated Cannon fodder Walker and his better half have a 15-year-old kid, twin seven-year-old children and a two-month-old child.

Lots came out to a prayer vigil in Waco on Saturday in honor of Cannon fodder Walker.

The GoFundMe account can be discovered HERE.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.