JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The frame of a Missouri police officer who used to be shot together with two different officials previous this week has been transported to a funeral house after his organs have been donated, the Joplin Police Division introduced Saturday.
The dep. escorted Officer Jake Reed’s frame to the funeral house Friday night. Many Joplin citizens were given out in their automobiles to salute the procession because it handed, the dep. stated.
“(Friday) night Officer Jake Reed persevered his provider to others as his important organs have been escorted to the airport and flown around the nation to provide lifestyles to others,” the commentary stated.
Reed, 27, and Joplin police Cpl. Benjamin Cooper have been fatally shot on Tuesday once they faced 40-year-old Anthony Felix at a Joplin buying groceries house. Government stated Felix then fled in a stolen patrol automobile, which he in the end crashed.
A 3rd Joplin officer, 53-year-old Rick Hirshey, noticed Felix seeking to scouse borrow some other automobile and located his patrol automobile to prevent him, Leader Sloan Rowland stated. Felix shot Hirshey throughout the windshield of his automobile, government stated. Hirshey stays hospitalized.
Capt. William Davis, 36, shot and killed Felix in a while after Hirshey used to be shot.