Memorial service held for fallen Mississippi officer


BILOXI, MS (WIAT) — Dozens gathered in Biloxi, Mississippi to remember a fallen officer. A memorial service took place Tuesday night outside the police headquarters to honor the life of officer Robert McKeithen.  Officer McKeithen served the city for 24 years before being killed on Sunday night outside the police department. A 19-year-old suspect is in custody accused of shooting him multiple times.

The police chief says it is not known if the suspect randomly selected McKeithen or if he targeted him.  McKeithen’s funeral is planned for Monday.

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