Joseph Earl Walsh (3251)

6/7/2006: Precinct 4 Constable Dale Geddie and Smith County Deputy Daniel Leon responded to a domestic violence call at a residence. Walsh fatally shot the constable and wounded the deputy at his doorstep. Walsh barricaded himself into his house. A Tyler Police Department SWAT team, with snipers and and armored tank, tried to reason with Walsh for about two hours. He left his house with a rifle. He was shot once and killed.

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