Funeral Held For Tupelo Police Officer

(Tupelo, MS) Funeral services were held for the Tupelo police officer killed in the line of duty earlier this week.

Sergeant Gale Stauffer and another officer were responding to a bank robbery call Monday afternoon.

Both men were both shot.

Sgt. Stauffer died that evening from his injuries.

Officer Joseph Maher is in stable condition.

There is a $150,000 reward for information about the people who killed one Tupelo police officer and seriously injured another.

If you have any helpful information, call 1-800-773-TIPS.

Police have a person of interest in the case. They released a picture taken from a security camera from a convenience store near the bank that was robbed Monday.

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