Fallen Alamogordo police officer laid to rest Thursday

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ALAMOGORDO, N.M. — Officer Anthony Ferguson is being laid to rest Thursday in Alamogordo. We will stream the service here and on our Facebook and YouTube pages.

Ferguson was shot and killed by a suspect during a foot chase over the weekend.

Ferguson’s funeral was scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Tays Special Events Center, located at 2400 N. Scenic Drive.

Officials advise there will be limited parking at the events center lot. Overflow parking will be at the NMSU-Alamogordo campus across from the events center.

Alamogordo City Hall is closed from noon to 5 p.m. to allow employees to pay respects. The city advises services will be limited throughout the community.

KOB 4 will be holding a Pay it 4ward hotline Thursday, July 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to benefit Officer Ferguson’s family. All hotline donations will go to the family through the nonprofit Ten-82.