As Cannon fodder Chad Walker continues to be in critical condition, the Groesbeck area appeared to reveal assistance Sunday evening.

GROESBECK, Texas– More than a hundred individuals satisfied at the Sedimentary rock Court Sunday night to hold a petition vigil in support of DPS Trooper Chad Walker. Pedestrian remains in critical condition at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest in Waco after he was shot Friday evening just beyond Mexia, according to DPS.

Area participants as well as law enforcement from across the area appeared in support of Walker. Some, like Groesbeck Chief of Authorities Chris Henson, had more than a couple of amusing tales to tell.

“Chad Walker is an amazing father. Chad Pedestrian is an amazing other half. Chad Walker is a wonderful policeman,” Henson claimed. “Last year I was headed southbound on 14 like much of you, minding my very own company, as well as those red as well as blue lights came in the background … this cannon fodder goes out, stalks my home window, and I have never ever seen a bigger smile than I did on any individual’s face than the one cannon fodder stroll offered me.”

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Henson claimed Chad Walker let him opt for a warning. He would certainly additionally regularly present Henson to brand-new DPS recruits, and also make a joke at Henson’s expenditure. He really did not mind.

“Chad is constantly one to assist others, march there to assist, and also constantly one to call my sibling,” Henson claimed.

“If you had an entire herd of cows out or anything else going on, he would constantly exist to assist. I could not think about a better guy,” Limestones Sheriff’s Office Deputy Black Knoph stated. “Chad is the type of individual that, no matter what, he is mosting likely to put a smile on your face. He’ll make you laugh. And also he’ll be there when you can not.”

“We’ve been close to the Pedestrian family. We all matured together,” Casey Warren stated. “We are household we desire them to recognize that we love them and the area likes them. We know that Matthew 18:20 states that ‘When two or 3 are gathered in my name, I exist.’ We know just how solid the power of petition is and that is what we are doing below this evening. We are wishing a miracle and for the rest of the Pedestrian family.”

Pedestrian was shot in the head and also abdomen as he drew in behind what appeared to be a disabled vehicle at FM 2848 as well as Freeway 84 in Sedimentary rock County, according to the Texas DPS Officers Organization.

A Gofundme page has actually currently elevated more than $64,000 for the Pedestrian household.