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Texas State Trooper Chad Walker, age 38, was shot multiple times in the line of duty while stopping to assist a driver near Mexia Friday, March 26. He succumbed to his injuries Wednesday, March 31. Texas Governor Greg Abbott requested all law enforcement officers turn on their red and blue flashing lights Thursday, April 1, at 1 p.m. for one minute to honor Trooper Walker and all officers in Texas. DPS Troopers and GCSO Deputies gathered in front of the Grimes County Courthouse while Navasota Police Department gathered at Navasota City Hall to pay tribute to Walker. Examiner photos by Matthew Ybarra and Ana Cosino