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Memorial Services Scheduled Tuesday for Montana Deputy

Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore was shot and killed earlier this week

BELGRADE — A memorial service is scheduled next week for a Montana sheriff’s deputy who was shot to death during a traffic stop.

Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin says the service for Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore will take place at The Bridge at Belgrade church at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Gootkin says thousands of law enforcement officers are expected to attend and organizers plan to simulcast the service at other locations.

Moore was shot early on May 16 during a traffic stop near Three Forks. The father-and-son suspects led officers on a chase on Interstate 90. Marshall Burrus was shot in the head about 35 miles east of Missoula and died the next day. His father, Lloyd Barrus, was arrested and is jailed in Missoula.

Moore is survived by his wife and three children. He was 42.

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