A Texas state trooper that was captured over the weekend"no longer shows signs of workable brain action" and will stay in life aid till his organs could be chosen, police said Monday.
Trooper Chad Walker was hospitalized following a gunman shot near Mexia in Limestone County, 85 miles south of Dallas, through an attempted stop on Friday to help the driver of a disabled vehicle on the side of a street.
Before Walker could quit his patrol vehicle, the gunman opened fire throughout the car's windshield, hitting him in the head and stomach. Life-saving attempts over the weekend had neglected, the Texas Department of Public Safety.
"After wide-ranging life efforts performed by the @bswhealth caregivers, it's been ascertained that Trooper Chad Walker no longer shows signs of workable brain action and he stays on life-support till he could share the gift of life within an organ donor," the bureau tweeted.
Following the shooting, the suspected gunman, identified by police as DeArthur Pinson Jr., 36, supposedly recovered a black strap out of his car and fled the scene on foot.
Pinson, from Palestine, Texas, had a lengthy criminal history, such as a 10-year sentence for armed robbery and an arrest for deserting the Army, KXXV reported.
He had become a father to a girl two weeks ago. He was also a dad to some 15-year-old son and double seven-year-old daughters.
Association President Lt. Richard Jankovsky told Fox News that Walker exhibited ethical personality.
"In death, he'll be supplying lifetime," he explained.