Deputy Sheriff Vincent L. Walker

Deputy Sheriff Vincent L. Walker

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, February 2, 1973

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Vincent L. Walker

Deputy Sheriff Vincent Walker and Reserve Deputy Joshua Rodriguez were shot and killed after being overpowered during a traffic stop on Bandera Road.

They had stopped a vehicle for a license plate violation. Approximately 10 minutes later a citizen notified dispatchers that two deputies had been shot. Two suspects were apprehended and convicted of capital murder.

Deputy Walker had served with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office for five years. He was survived by his 2-year-old son and father.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

traffic stop

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It is amazing to see how honored and respected you are. I wish I had the honor of knowing you even a little bit. You died when my father, your son, was just 2 years old. I hear stories of you from my grandmother. Wish I could know the walker side of things. I'm just happy you, my dad, and great grandfather are all together now. The walker men.

Terra villanueva
Granddaughter

May 21, 2022

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