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    A  police officer who was shot along with two other officers last week has died, the Joplin Police Department announced Saturday.<br>Jake Reed, 27, who joined the force in 2017, died Friday and his organs were donated, police said. <br>'(Friday) evening Officer Jake Reed continued his service to others as his vital organs were escorted to the airport and flown across the country to give life to others,’ the statement said.<br>Reed, 27, and Joplin police Cpl.

    Benjamin Cooper were fatally shot on Tuesday when they confronted 40-year-old Anthony Felix at a Joplin shopping area. <br>The officers were responding to a ‘disturbance’ at the mall but cops would not provide any additional details as to what led to the fatal encounter. <br>Cooper, 46, a 19-year veteran, died Tuesday at a hospital.<br> Jake Reed, 27,- who was shot along with two other officers last week, died Friday<br> Joplin police Cpl.

    Benjamin Cooper was also killed after he and Reed confronted 40-year-old Anthony Felix at a Joplin shopping area<br> Career criminal Anthony Felix is pictured in mugshot on March 4 – four days before killing cops<br>Authorities said Felix then fled in a stolen patrol car, which he eventually crashed.<br>A third Joplin officer, 53-year-old Rick Hirshey, saw Felix trying to steal another car and positioned his patrol car to stop him, Chief Sloan Rowland said. <br>Felix shot Hirshey through the windshield of his car, authorities said.

    Hirshey remains hospitalized.<br>Capt. William Davis, 36, shot and killed Felix shortly after Hirshey was shot.<br> Area residents have adorned a patrol vehicle parked in front of the Joplin police station with colorful flowers, 데이아 stuffed animals, balloons and notes of encouragement in honor of the slain offic<br>/p> A memorial has been placed in the lobby of the police department for Cpl.

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    Kim Jenkins, who lives near where the third officer and the suspect were shot, said she saw a man with a gun hiding behind a fence across the street from her home, The Joplin Globe report<br>/p>She said the officer drove down the street and stopped in front of a van the suspect was hiding behi<br>/p>That’s when the suspect fired at the officer, apparently shooting him through the windshield of his patrol c<br>/p>’I don´t think he even had time to get out when the guy started shooting,’ Jenkins sa<br>/p>Several other officers arrived and exchanged gunfire with the suspect, 데이아 who was hit by gunfire, she<br>d.The Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation, Lewis<br>d.The department announced that separate public visitations and funeral services for Cooper and Reed will be held at the Leggett and Platt Center on the Missouri Southern Cam<br> A public visitation for Cooper will be Monday from 4 p.m.

    to 8 p.m., with the funeral Tuesday at 1 p.m. Reed’s visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with the funeral on Friday at 1 <br> Reed’s former high school baseball coach mourned the ‘tragic’ l<br> ‘There’s a loving, care-free guy serving his community and starting his career, and his life is tragically cut short,’ Tom Abbot told The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gaze<br> ‘He always was smiling or someone was with him laughing.

    I know he’s loved and he’s going to be miss<br> 

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