Doctors said Barnes remains in critical condition, KHOU reported.
Barnes worked for 23 years in the Houston Police Department, joining the department in May 1995 and retiring in January 2018, KHOU reported. He worked in southwest Houston area and began doing investigative work in 2005, KHOU reported.
Barnes also did work in the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children task force, investigating pedophiles and sexual predators. He earned Reactive Investigator of the year honors in 2008, according to Badge and Gun, a magazine published by the Houston Police Officers’ Union.
According to records obtained from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, Barnes began his career working as a jailer and deputy for the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office. He accumulated almost 6,000 training hours and numerous department awards for his investigative work, the Chronicle reported.