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WATCH: Memorial service held for slain St. Clair Shores K-9 police officer

K-9 Officer Axe was killed Nov. 4, 2018 after St. Clair Shores police were called to the Lakeland Manor for reports of a gunman.
K-9 Officer Axe was killed Nov. 4, 2018 after St. Clair Shores police were called to the Lakeland Manor for reports of a gunman.

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A memorial service was held Wednesday afternoon for a St. Clair Shores police K-9 officer who was killed in the line of duty.

K-9 Officer Axe was killed Nov. 4 after St. Clair Shores police were called to the Lakeland Manor for reports of a gunman. When officers arrived, they said they spotted Theoddeus Gray standing outside, and he matched the description of the man suspected of having a gun.

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Officials said Gray fired shots, killing Axe. Police returned fire, killing Gray.

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The memorial for Axe was held at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in St. Clair Shores.

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Posted by WDIV Local 4 / ClickOnDetroit on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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