Funeral arrangements were announced Thursday for Whittier police Officer Keith Wayne Boyer, who was killed in a shootout that also left a second officer wounded.
Funeral services for Boyer, 53, will be held at 10 a.m. March 3 at Calvary Chapel Downey, 12808 Woodruff Ave., according to Whittier police.
Following the service, a procession will carry Boyer's body to Rose Hills Memorial Park, 3888 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, for a graveside service.
A public memorial viewing will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 2 at Whittier Area Community Church, 8100 Colima Road.
Boyer was killed shortly after 8 a.m. Monday. He had responded to a report of a traffic collision near Colima Road and Mar Vista Street, where one of the people involved in the crash pulled out a gun and opened fire.
Officer Patrick Hazell, a three-year veteran of the Whittier Police Department, was shot in the abdomen but survived. He is recovering at home.
Boyer, a grandfather, musician and school resource officer, had been with the department for 27 years.
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The suspect, Michael Christopher Mejia, 26, was shot in the back and remained hospitalized with injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening.
The Whittier Police Officers Association has created a fund for people to make donations on behalf of Boyer and his family. Information for those who want to donate can be found on the Whittier Police Department's Facebook page.