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Memorial services set for slain Tex. officer

September 24, 2007

Memorial services set for slain Tex. officer

By Elaine Ayo

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — Funeral arrangements have been set for the San Antonio police detective killed while trying to arrest a suspect at a Northwest Side apartment complex Friday afternoon.

Visitation for Detective Mario Moreno is 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Porter Loring Mortuary at 1101 McCullough. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Community Bible Church at 2477 N. Loop 1604 East.

Moreno, 37, was gunned down around 1:30 p.m. Friday during a sting at the Villas of St. Moritz in the 7200 block of Lamb Road. Undercover detectives with the Repeat Offender Program and uniformed officers were trying to arrest Jimmy Garcia, 35, on aggravated assault charges.

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