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The Last: Slain agent leaves behind a wife and 3 children

RICHMOND, Va. – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Virginia state police officer (all times are local):

In the afternoon

A Virginia State Police agent who was fatally shot in Richmond is survived by his wife and three children.

Authorities say the 45-year-old Special Agent Michael T. Walter was shot Friday after he and a City of Richmond police officer approached a vehicle parked in a street in a public housing project.

State Police Col. Steven Flaherty said Saturday that Walter has two sons, ages 14 and nine— and a six-year-old daughter. Flaherty said Walter was an 18-year veteran of the Virginia State Police and a veteran of the us Marine Corps.

State Police say the 27-year-old Travis A. Ball, of Richmond is being held without bond on charges of malicious wounding. Additional charges are pending. The ball was on Saturday arrested after an overnight manhunt.

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10:20 pm

Gov. Terry McAuliffe says Virginia will forever be grateful for the service and the sacrifice of a contrite state special police agent.

McAuliffe said Saturday that he and the woman are “broken heart” for Special Agent Michael T. Walter’s wife and children.

Authorities say that Walter early Saturday died after being shot as he and a City of Richmond police officer approached a vehicle.

State Police say the 27-year-old Travis A. Ball, of Richmond is being held without bond on charges of malicious wounding. The ball was on Saturday arrested after an overnight manhunt.

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8:50 pm

The authorities say that a suspect is in custody after the fatal shooting of a Virginia State Police special agent.

Virginia State Police said Saturday that Theo A. Ball, of Richmond is being held without bond on charges of malicious wounding.

Ball is charged in the shooting death of Special Agent Michael T. Walter, who died early Saturday.

Walter was shot Friday night, while on patrol with a City of Richmond police officer. The officers had approached a parked car on the wrong side of the street when Walter was shot.

The ball took off after the shooting, sparking an overnight manhunt.

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Virginia State Police say a manhunt continues after a shooting in Richmond that left a soldier seriously injured.

State Police officials say the trooper was shot shortly after 7:30 p.m. Friday while approaching a parked car on the wrong side of the street. Officials tell The Richmond Times-Dispatch that the shooting happened after a state trooper special agent and the Richmond police officer approached the car within a public housing development.

Police say a passenger in the vehicle fired a shot and ran. The driver of the car remained at the scene and was arrested.

State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said officials “were just having a conversation with the people as the state police special agent was shot.”

In a tweet, Gov. Terry McAuliffe asked for prayers for the trooper.

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