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LIVE | Procession for fallen Independence Police Ofc. Cody Allen underway from Independence to Odessa

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Mar 08, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City community has gathered in Independence on Friday morning to pay respects and honor slain Independence Police Ofc. Cody Allen.

WATCH LIVE COVERAGE STARTING AT 11 a.m.

Allen died in the line of duty on Thursday, Feb. 29, as he was responding to a call for help after Jackson County Circuit Court Civil Process Server Drexel Mack was shot while serving an eviction at a residence in northeast Independence.

Two other Independence police officers also were shot but survived and have been released from the hospital.

Mack also died from his injuries. A special ceremony honoring Mack's life and service to the community is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, March 11.

KSHB 41 will offer coverage the ceremony on all platforms.