WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for a sheriff’s sergeant who responde to a mass shooting at a Southern California bar (all times local):
Scores of uniformed police officers have gathered at a church in suburban Los Angeles ahead of the funeral for a sheriff’s sergeant who died as he confronted a gunman opening fire in a country music bar.
The officers stood solemnly at attention Thursday, then saluted as an honor guard wheeled in the flag-draped coffin of Ventura County sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus while the song “Amazing Grace” played.
The officers then joined mourners inside Calvary Community Church in Westlake Village.