Sergeant Chris Ward

Watauga County (NC) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: April 28, 2021

Sergeant Chris Ward and Deputy Sheriff Logan Fox were shot and killed while responding to a home for a welfare check. The suspect opened fire when officers entered the home. Sergeant Ward was transported to the hospital and succumbed to his gunshot wounds. Deputy Fox was pronounced dead after being barricaded with the suspect in the home for several hours. The suspect and the suspect’s parents were also found deceased in the home.

2 Replies to “Respect

  1. Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
    God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
    Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
    When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
    Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
    Thank you for your selfless service!
    Thank you for your guardian protection!

  2. Rest In Peace Sgt. Chris Ward !
    May Saints Christopher, Michael and Patrick lead you into heaven.
    God bless you and your loving family.

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