Memorial for Riverside CHP officer killed in the line of duty


In this undated photo release by the California Highway Patrol, Officer Andre Moye Jr. A driver stopped by police pulled out a rifle and opened fire, killing Moye and wounding a few others during a shootout on a freeway overpass that left the gunman dead and sent terrified motorists running for cover. (David Earhart/Earhart Photography/California Highway Patrol via AP)

Law enforcement officers from across the state are expected at a memorial today for the California Highway Patrol officer killed by a driver last week in Riverside.

Officer Andre Moye, Jr. pulled over Aaron Luther and was filling out paperwork to impound Luther’s pickup truck the CHP says Luther pulled out a gun and started shooting

Moye called for help. Two responding officers were shot in the legs and were recovering. Luther was killed.

Moye had been with the highway patrol for about three years and was a motorcycle officer for about a year.

Luther was a convicted felon on parole and was not supposed to have a gun.

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