Davis was a born and raised in the North Country. It included officers from the Evans Mills and Theresa police departments, officers who worked with Trooper Davis.
The state trooper responded to a call at about 8:09 p.m. of shots being fired at 34371 County Route 46.
The body of his wife, Nichole V. Walters, 27, was found in the driveway with multiple gunshot wounds, Beach said at a Monday afternoon press conference. They said the suspect is an active-duty soldier in the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Drum.
Funeral arrangements are still being finalized for the NY state trooper who was fatally shot while responding to reports of gunfire at a northern NY home. State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II reflected the public’s grief over the death of Mr. Davis.
Family, friends, colleagues and even strangers gather today for the funeral services of New York State Trooper Joel R. Davis at Fort Drum’s Magrath Sports Complex.
Justin Walters is a staff sergeant with the 10th Mountain Division based at nearby Fort Drum.
He’s also accused of fatally shooting state trooper Joel Davis.
We must not take the valor of our first-responders for granted.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo sad in a statement, “The entire NY family grieves today”.