BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) – Officials say a memorial is being held for a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who was fatally shot by a stranded motorist last week alongside Interstate 95.
FHP says a procession will begin Thursday morning for Trooper Joseph Bullock at the Robert Toale and Sons Funeral Home in Bradenton, followed by a ceremony at the Bayside Community Church – East Bradenton Campus. The procession will then continue to Sarasota National Cemetery in the afternoon.
Officials say Bullock died the morning of Feb. 5 near Palm City. A passing police officer from Riviera Beach fatally shot the suspect. Officials haven’t said what prompted the shooting.
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