Funeral scheduled for slain North Carolina police officer

MOORESVILLE, NC (AP) — A funeral service and procession has been scheduled for a North Carolina police officer who was shot and killed during a traffic stop over the weekend.

The Charlotte Observer reports that services will be held Friday morning at Calvary Church in Charlotte. A procession of public safety vehicles will accompany the officer’s body to the church.

Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon was shot and died Saturday.

Police said Sheldon had pulled over 28-year-old Michael Aldana during a traffic stop. Aldana left the scene and later killed himself in a nearby apartment.

The shooting remains under investigation. Kim Sellers, the public information officer for Mooresville, told The Associated Press in an email that body and car camera footage was taken during the traffic stop and is being reviewed.

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