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Events planned for fallen Hattiesburg police officers

Benjamin Deen (left) and Liquori Tate were killed in a shooting Saturday. Photo Source WDAM Benjamin Deen (left) and Liquori Tate were killed in a shooting Saturday. Photo Source WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Several events have been scheduled to honor the two fallen Hattiesburg police officers.

The first event is a candlelight vigil being held tonight from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Police Department Substation near Petro Nissan in West Hattiesburg. 

A second event is going to be held at the Lake Terrace Convention Center on May 11 at 1:00 p.m.

Officers Benjamin Deen, 34, and Liquori Tate, 25, were killed during a traffic stop in Downtown Hattiesburg Saturday night.

Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree said, “We will celebrate the lives of our fallen officers.”

He commended the men on their bravery saying they were two of our finest.

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