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. http://www.ktre.com/story/5003050/east-texas-constable-shot-killed-in-the-line-of-duty

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