Detective Jerry Walker was shot and killed after responding to a call involving an armed subject on the 1400 block of Turtle Cove Drive.
Responding officers encountered the man standing behind a fence. As they ordered him to drop his weapon the man ran into a home and then started shooting out of the home’s windows.
Detective Walker was struck in the neck by one of the rounds. He was flown to Medical City Denton where he succumbed to his wounds.
The subject remained barricaded inside the home for several hours. The man was found dead inside the home approximately six hours after the initial shooting.
Detective Walker was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Little Elm Police Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.