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WATCH LIVE: Funeral service held for fallen Toledo police officer Anthony Dia

Toledo police Anthony Dia
Posted at 9:27 AM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 09:27:58-04

TOLEDO, Ohio — Law enforcement, firefighters and family have gathered at Savage Arena at the University of Toledo to honor fallen Toledo Police office Anthony Dia.

City officials and police will hold memorial services Tuesday for Dia, who was killed Saturday in the line of duty.

The memorial is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. Watch it live in the media player below:

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Dia was shot in the chest just after midnight in the parking lot of a Home Depot, and later pronounced dead at a hospital, Police Chief George Kral said at a news conference over the weekend.

Witnesses told police the man shot the officer with a handgun and then went into a wooded area. At some point, officers heard a single gunshot coming from the woods, Kral said. The gunman, only described as a 57-year-old white male, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head around 3:15 a.m.

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