“I still can’t believe this is real!!! He seriously was the greatest man in this earth!!!”
RICHARDSON, Texas- Richardson police say Officer David Sherrard, 37, was shot and killed in the line of duty Monday evening responding to a disturbance at 4250 E. Renner Rd (Breckinridge Point Apartments). Officer Sherrard was a 13 year veteran and member of our SWAT Unit. “He exemplified the professionalism, heroism, and strong character inherent in all Richardson police officers. We are grieving and deeply hurt by this loss. We are grateful for the outpouring of support by the public and continue to ask for prayers for Officer Sherrard’s family and friends,” the department said in a release.
His wife, Nicole Bradley Sherrard ,shared the following on social media: “I still can’t believe this is real!!! He seriously was the greatest man in this earth!!! He loved me more than I ever deserved and I’m broken!! I close my eyes and all I see is his smiling face and it’s like a movie with just flashes of memories over 20 years!! I was blessed to be his first girlfriend and his only true love and he loved me and our daughters so much! Please pray for us!! I’m overwhelmed with texts and messages and FB comments. He was a very loved man by so many.”
— Rebecca Lopez (@rlopezwfaa) February 8, 2018
Richardson Officer David Sherrard’s wife shared this, asking for prayers for her and their daughters.
This is police work, how it sometimes ends and how great the sacrifice can be.
She writes she was his first girlfriend, together more than 20-years. What a history. What a loss! pic.twitter.com/GKXaBYMXzp
— Steve Eagar (@steveeagar) February 8, 2018