Man arrested in killing of Virginia special agent

2017-05-28 09:38
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Richmond - US authorities said on Saturday that a man had been taken into custody following an overnight manhunt in the fatal shooting of a Virginia State Police special agent.

Virginia State Police said that Travis A Ball of Richmond was being held without bond on charges that include malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending.

The 27-year-old Ball is charged in the shooting of Special Agent Michael T Walter, who died early on Saturday. Ball was arrested at a house in Northumberland County about an hour after Walter died.

Walter was shot on Friday night while on patrol with a City of Richmond police officer.

Walter was assigned to the Virginia State Police Richmond Field Office's Drug Enforcement Section and routinely partnered with the Richmond Police Department on investigative and patrol operatives, the statement said.

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