DeArthur Pinson Jr Biography – DeArthur Pinson Jr Wiki
According to DeArthur Pinson Jr Biography and Wiki, He was wanted in connection with the ambush shooting Friday of a state trooper who was responding to a motorist assist call in central Texas. Officials are searching for a man accused of shooting a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Friday near Mexia.
He was last seen at Highway 84/FM 480 Coolidge, Texas, at 5:50 p.m. on March 26, wearing glasses, a black hoodie, and shorts with a stripe down the side. He also has facial hair. According to public records, Pinson Jr. is from Palestine, Texas, and has a criminal history where he served a 10-year prison sentence for armed robbery in Houston County.
DeArthur Pinson Jr is 37-year-old.
A blue alert was issued for the man who is wanted for reportedly shooting a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper near Mexia Friday night. DeArthur Pinson reportedly shot the soldier at FM 2848 and Highway 84, according to DPS Sgt. Ryan Howard.
DeArthur Pinson Jr. DOB 7/15/84 is currently wanted in connection to a shooting of a Texas DPS Trooper near Mexia, Texas.
Pinson is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Contact 911 immediately with any information on his whereabouts. pic.twitter.com/RQ3HbRTrmN
— TxDPS – Central Texas Region (@TxDPSCentral) March 27, 2021
The trooper, identified as Chad Walker by the Texas Department of Public Safety Officers Association, responded to a call about Pinson Jr.’s disabled vehicle parked along the roadway. Before Walker could stop, Pinson Jr. reportedly emerged from the car with a handgun and fired multiple rounds at Walker, the association reported.
Walker was shot in the head and abdomen, the association added. He was flown to Baylor Scott & White’s Hillcrest Hospital in Waco, where he remains stable yet critical. After the shooting, Pinson Jr. reportedly grabbed a black backpack from the disabled vehicle and fled on foot.
If you have any information about this case and/or know his whereabouts, call 911 immediately.