Funeral today for slain deputy

Baton Rouge police block Airline Highway after police were shot in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, July 17, 2016. Authorities in Louisiana say several law enforcement officers are dead, and several injured in Baton Rouge after on-duty law enforcement officers were shot on Sunday morning. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Friends and family have gathered in Louisiana to remember Brad Garafola, one of three law officers shot and killed last Sunday by a gunman.

Funeral services are being held today for the 45-year-old East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputy.

Baton Rouge police Officer Matthew Gerald was laid to rest Friday. The third officer killed, Montrell Jackson, will be buried Monday.

Three other officers were also wounded in the shooting.

The gunman, Gavin Long, was shot and killed by police.

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