Police Officer David Charles Sherrard

Police Officer David Charles Sherrard

Richardson Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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David Charles Sherrard

Police Officer David Sherrard was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance at an apartment complex at 4250 East Renner Road.

As officers arrived on scene they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound outside of the apartment. The officers were able to identify an apartment where the suspect was located. As they made entry into the apartment the man opened fire, striking Officer Sherrard in the neck. Officer Sherrard was transported to Medical City Plano where he succumbed to his wound.

The subject barricaded himself inside of the apartment for several hours before surrendering. The man who shot Officer Sherrard was charged with capital murder of a police officer. On February 19th, 2020, he was convicted of capital murder.

Officer Sherrard had served with the Richardson Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 1078

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Convicted capital murder

disturbance, shots fired call

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You have a beautiful strong wife and I am praying hard for her and the girls. They love and miss you very much.
Seems you left quite an impact and a big hole in many lives. You keep watching over your family from above and we will pray and watch over them from down here.

#JUSTICEFORSHERRARD#
#HEROESNEVERDIE#
#NEVERFORGOTTEN# #FOREVERLOVED#

Rest in Peace 1078

Mrs. Sandra McKee
Survivor - DC John P. McKee EOW: 09/12/2015

February 19, 2020

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