MIDLAND, TX (CBS7) -- UPDATE 6:25 PM Wilson's attorney, Brian Carney has allowed us at CBS 7 to use the following statement he released of his client.
David Charles Wilson. (Photo: Midland County Sheriff's Office)
"We would like to express our deepest sympathies to Officer Heidelberg's family and the Midland Police Department for the events that lead to his death. We are cooperating with investigators to attempt to learn all the material facts as soon as possible. David Wilson believed that his family was experiencing a home invasion and only fired his weapon to protect his family."
According to the Midland County Sheriff's Offices Online Inmate Listing, the resident who lives where the Midland Police Officer was shot and killed overnight was arrested for manslaughter.
The listing says the owner, David Charles Wilson, lives in the 3300 Block of Eagle Cove.
It also says Wilson was released on a $75,000 bond.