Bobby Walker (3702)

5/6/2007: Around 3:20 a.m, Walker jumped from behind the bushes near a DART station, grabbing Officer Stephanie Branch from behind and possibly reaching for her gun. Officer Branch shook Walker off. Officer Branch and her partner, Officer Nikesha Owens, drew their handguns and told Walker to back away. He did not. Officer Owens shot him fatally in the neck. Walker, diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), had run away from home that Tuesday. Both officers had served for two years.

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