Detective Charles “Chuck” Dinwiddie — a beloved member of the Killeen Police Department and 18-year veteran of the force — died Sunday, clinging to life for two days after being shot at a Killeen apartment. 

On Friday morning, Killeen officers began breaching a window to serve a narcotics search warrant for Marvin Louis Guy, 49. Police said Guy opened fire, hitting Dinwiddie and three other officers.

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(6) comments

georgescott

What was failed to be mentioned that this was a no-knock warrant served to search for drugs. No drugs were found except for a surprised resident with a gun. Maybe next time knocking would be a good idea. Too many surprised residents across the country are getting in trouble because police come in and they find people prepared for a home invasion.

Victor O'Brien

While the crime reporter for KDH from 2007-2010, I talked with Charles many times, particularly about the growing problem of identity theft and about the importance of highlighting the positive stories in our community, particularly ones involving officers at KPD. He was an officer who relished interacting with the community and the work that he did with KPD.

Charles was a class act. Kind, witty, personable, and someone who enjoyed life and what he did. His passing isn't just the loss of an officer. He was more than an outstanding officer, he was a rare person.

Alvin

May I add my sincere condolences to you and your family. May God bless.

ImJustSayin

Condolences to the family. May God be with you in your time of hardship and sorrow.

JIML

This is a horrible outcome May God Bless you and yours

Eliza

I am so sad to hear about the death of Officer Dinwiddie and his death which came from his time on duty.
My condolences go out to his family.

Many don't know the dangers that are on the streets that these men and women can run into with each new shift they go out on.

Rest in Peace Officer Dinwiddie and may your family find it at sometime in the future.

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