Special Agent Michael Timothy Walter

Special Agent Michael Timothy Walter

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, May 27, 2017

Michael Timothy Walter

Special Agent Michael Walter was shot and killed in the 1900 block of Redd Street in Richmond, Virginia, while investigating a suspicious vehicle at approximately 7:30 pm.

He and several Richmond Police Department officers were conducting high visibility patrols in the Mosby Court public housing complex due to a recent trend of shootings and other crime. The officers were approaching a vehicle parked facing the wrong direction on Redd Street. As they spoke to the two occupants of the vehicle the passenger opened fire on them, striking Special Agent Walter.

Special Agent Walter was transported to VCU Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds early the following morning.

The subject who shot him fled the scene but was arrested in Northumberland County, Virginia, several hours later.

Special Agent Walter was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Virginia State Police for 18 years and was assigned to the Bureau of Criminal Investigations' Drug Enforcement Section. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 4311
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, May 26, 2017
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

suspicious vehicle

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Mike was an exceptional person who helped his community and other agencies alike... his badge wasn't listed its 4311. Proud to have been a friend and fellow K-9 handler for several years together, working with Mike help build a great rapport between DoD and VSP

Deputy Chief William Lagasse
U.S. Pentagon Police

March 7, 2018

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