A Fort Drum Soldier Accused of Killing State Trooper Responding to Domestic Dispute
A Fort Drum soldier is accused of shooting and killing a State Trooper responding to a domestic dispute.
Just after 8:00 p.m. on Sunday July 9th Trooper Joel Davis responded to a shots fired call on County Route 46 in the Town of Theresa. When Davis approached the residence he was allegedly shot by 32-year-old Justin Walters, killing him instantly.
Walters is an active duty Army infantryman station at Fort Drum. When other Troopers arrived Walters surrendered without incident.
Walter's wife 27-year-old Nicole Walters was also shot and killed. Her body was found inside the home.
Trooper Joel Davis first joined the New York State Police in May 2013. He his survived by his wife and three children. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.