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Service Set For Slain Officer

More than three-thousand people are expected to attend the funeral today for a Denver police detective who was killed over the weekend.

Forty-three-year-old Donald Young was killed and 35-year-old John Bishop was shot Sunday while providing security outside a private party. Police are searching for 19-year-old Raul Garcia-Gomez, who may be in California or Mexico.

Young's funeral Mass will start at 10:30 a-m at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Denver. Afterward, there will be a procession to Fort Logan National Cemetery in southwest Denver, where Young will be buried.

Police officers from throughout Colorado and surrounding states are expected to attend.

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At the Mass, Denver Police Chief Gerry Whitman will pay homage to Young, a father of two girls and a 12-year veteran of the department.

Denver Roman Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput (shuh-PEW') will be the main celebrant.


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