KILLEEN, Texas (AP/KXAN) – A Killeen, Texas police officer who was wounded in a shooting on Friday that injured three other officers died from his injuries Sunday.
Killeen Police Detective Charles “Chuck” Dinwiddie died shortly after 2:00 Sunday afternoon, according to Killeen Police Department officials. Dinwiddie was an 18 year veteran of the department and a member of the SWAT Team for 15 of those years.
A flight carrying the U.S. Honor Flag flew from Fairbanks, AK to Fort Hood Sunday to honor Dinwiddie. The flight was honoring two Alaska State Troopers who were killed by gunfire last week.
Killeen police say four officers were shot early Friday at an apartment. A police statement says two were treated and released. Officer Odis Denton, a 9 year veteran of the department, is in good condition at Scott & White Memorial Hospital.
“Our community has suffered a great loss, said KPD Chief Dennis Baldwin. “Few people have touched the number of lives, in such a meaningful way, as Detective Dinwiddie. As a dedicated professional, his service to the Killeen community was with honor, courage, and unwavering loyalty. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.”
Bell County jail records show 49-year-old Marvin Louis Guy of Killeen was being held Sunday on three counts of capital murder in connection to the shooting.
Jail records do not list an attorney for Guy, who’s held on $3 million bond. Killeen police also detained a 50-year-old woman. Further details on her weren’t immediately released.
Names of the other wounded officers have not been released. Funeral arrangements are pending for Dinwiddie.