Detective Charles Dinwiddie
Photo credit: Killeen Police Department
A Killeen, Texas police detective died Sunday, two days after he was shot while serving a warrant.
Detective Charles Dinwiddie and other SWAT team members attempted to breach a window while serving a narcotics search warrant in the 1100 block of Circle M Drive on Friday around 5:30 a.m. when the suspect opened fire, hitting four officers, according to The Killeen Daily Herald.
The 15-year veteran, who was shot in the face, was transported to Scott & White Hospital in Temple where he was pronounced dead Sunday.
"Our community has suffered a great loss," Police Chief Dennis Baldwin stated in a news release. "Few people have touched the number of lives, in such a meaningful way, as Detective Dinwiddie."
Two of the shot officers were saved by their bulletproof vests while Officer Odis Denton was shot in the thigh.
The suspected gunman, Marvin Louis Guy, and an unidentified woman were taken into custody.
Guy was charged with three counts of attempted capital murder and his bond was set at $3 million.
Dinwiddie is survived by a wife and two children.
Funeral arrangements are pending.