Hospitalized Tylerite charged with Monday murder

Published on Wednesday, 3 July 2013 10:32 - Written by

Tyler police have arrested Christopher Shane Wiley, 39, for the murder of Rodney Walker, who was shot in his Tyler residence Monday.

Wiley is charged with first degree murder. He was arrested in the hospital where he remains under protective custody. Judge Christi Kennedy signed the arrest warrant and set Wiley's bond at $500,000. Wiley will remain under protective custody until he is released from the hospital and transported to Smith County Jail, according to Tyler police.