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Local police attending slain Clinton County officer's funeral

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Clinton Police Department officer Christopher Ryan Morton, 30, was killed during the shooting. (Missouri Highway Patrol) Clinton Police Department officer Christopher Ryan Morton, 30, was killed during the shooting. (Missouri Highway Patrol)

FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Several officers from local police departments will honor Clinton County Police Officer Christopher Morton Monday.

Officers from Florissant, Hazelwood, Wentzville and the Missouri Highway Patrol will make the driver to Clinton, Missouri to take part in the funeral procession for Morton. According to officials in Florissant, the officers will be driving police motorcycles.

Morton was shot and killed last week while responding to a disturbance call in Clinton. Two other officers were injured in the shooting. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the shooting happened after the officers were sent to the wrong house while responding to a 911.

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