Las Vegas Police Officer Killed In Strip Shooting To Be Honored
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — An off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded open-air concert will be remembered with church and graveside ceremonies and a funeral procession past the site of the Oct. 1 massacre.
Charleston Hartfield will be honored Friday with a Las Vegas Strip motorcade, a funeral in Henderson and private burial at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.
Hartfield was 34, a married father of two and an 11-year police veteran.
He served in the U.S. Army in Iraq and the Nevada Army National Guard in Las Vegas and coached youth football in his hometown, Henderson.
Hartfield was one of 58 people killed and nearly 550 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.