Jaseramie Dion (JD) Ferguson, a 25-year-old loss prevention officer at a Walmart store in Lilburn, Ga., was killed April 10 trying to stop a shoplifter from making off with three flat screen televisions.

“We are deeply saddened by the senseless and tragic loss of our friend and colleague last night,” said a statement from the management of the Lilburn store. “Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the Ferguson family at this difficult time. We will continue to support law enforcement in their ongoing investigation.”