- Associated Press - Thursday, May 26, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on the funeral service and burial of a Phoenix police officer (all times local):

2:50 p.m.

A Phoenix police officer is being laid to rest after remembered at a funeral attended by hundreds of mourners.

The coffin carrying Officer David Glasser arrived at a north Phoenix cemetery Thursday afternoon following a procession from a Peoria church.

Bystanders lined streets and even a freeway overpass to watch the procession and show messages of support for police.

Glasser was remembered earlier in the day as a hero with compassion for others.

He died May 19, a day after being shot and wounded while responding to a burglary call.

11:55 a.m.

A Phoenix police officer fatally shot in the line of duty is being remembered as man whose imposing physical stature was only eclipsed by his heart.

Mourners gathered inside a Peoria church Thursday morning to honor Officer David Glasser, who was killed while responding to a burglary call May 19.

Police Chief Joseph Yahner says Glasser’s 6-foot-5 frame epitomized a commanding presence but was overshadowed by his compassion.

Glasser will be buried later today a cemetery in north Phoenix.

He was shot while responding to a Laveen man’s call about his son stealing his guns.

Police shot and killed the 19-year-old suspect.

7:05 a.m.

Part of the Loop 101 freeway in the northern part of the Phoenix area will be closed midday Thursday for the funeral procession for a Phoenix Police officer fatally shot last week in the line of duty.

The procession will take Officer David Glasser’s body from a Peoria church to a cemetery in north Phoenix.

The Arizona Department of Transportation says the eastbound Loop 101 will be closed between 75th Avenue and Seventh Street from approximately 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ADOT suggests taking southbound Loop 101 to Interstate 10 is an option for eastbound travel during the closure.

3:10 a.m.

A Phoenix police officer fatally shot in the line of duty will be buried Thursday following a funeral service in a Peoria church.

Officer David Glasser died May 19, a day after he was wounded when shot by a burglary suspect who then was fatally shot by police.

Burial at Phoenix Memorial Park and Cemetery in north Phoenix will follow a 10 a.m. service at Christ’s Church of the Valley.

A procession of vehicles will carry Glasser’s body from the church to the cemetery.

Glasser was shot while responding to a man’s call about his son stealing guns from the father.

Glasser and his partner had parked behind a car without knowing 19-year-old Israel Santos-Banos was inside.

Police say Santos-Banos got out and opened fire. Officers returned fire, killing him.

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