Published: Fri, February 09, 2018
Entertaiment | By Minnie Bishop

Arrest made in killing of Texas police officer who responded to call

Arrest made in killing of Texas police officer who responded to call

Plano police spokesman David Tilley said Gamez lived at the apartment.

Richardson Police say the officer was working a call at an apartment complex when the shooting occurred.

The suspected shooter surrendered after being cornered in an apartment and randomly firing throughout the evening Wednesday.

Police say the gunman continued to shoot at random until finally being taken into custody shortly before midnight.

A police officer has been shot in Richardson while on a call.

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Officer David Sherrard, 37, an officer with the Richardson Police Department, was fatally shot in an hours-long standoff. Among those who came to pay their respects was a man from Cops4CopsTX.org, in a auto decorated with stars and stripes and the slogan, "When a hero dies, an angel rises".

The officer was taken to an area hospital, but later died as a result of his injuries. "Unfortunately, one of our officers was also shot and has gone down". When officers arrived, the suspect fired his weapon, striking the officer, said Sgt. Kevin Perlich with the Richardson Police Internal Affairs and Media Relations Unit. Texas will honor the lost officer with the dignity he deserves. Dallas News reported McCall has a police record, which included possession of a controlled substance in 2017.

Police arrested 26-year-old Brandon McCall in the case. And may his legacy live on in others' service, " Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted at the police department.

"It's a sad day for the Richardson Police Department".

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