Officer involved in Killeen shooting dies at hospital

Killeen Police Department
POSTED: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 11:37am
UPDATED: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 9:56pm

The detective shot while attempting to execute a narcotic search warrant in Killeen on Friday, has died.

Detective Charles "Chuck" Dinwiddie, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday at Scott and White Memorial Hospital. Dinwiddie was an 18 year veteran with the department and spent 15 of those years on the SWAT Team.

"Our community has suffered a great loss. 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, says Chief Dennis Baldwin."

Officer Odis Denton, a nine year veteran with the department, was shot in the leg. He remains in the Intensive Care Unit but is listed in good condition. .

Two other officers were also shot but in area protected by safety gear. They were treated and released from Scott & White.

Marvin Louis Guy, and a 50-year-old female were taken into custody. Louis is being charged with three counts of capital murder and has a bond total of $3,000,000. The name of the female involved has not been released.

Funeral arrangements for Detective Dinwiddie are pending and will be released as they become available.




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