Loved ones, community celebrate the life of Officer Gary Michael

Police vehicles lined the procession for fallen officer Gary Michael Saturday afternoon in Clinton. (Klarissa McAuley KRCG 13)

Fallen police officer Gary Michael was laid to rest Saturday in Clinton. The Army veteran and rookie officer for the Clinton Police Department was shot and killed on the night of August 6th after conducting a traffic stop.

Law enforcement from around the country showed up in support of Officer Michael.

Clinton resident Ian McCarthy, 39, was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday night a few miles outside of Clinton.

McCarthy is charged with first-degree murder among other related charges in connection to Michael's death.

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