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Funeral for Investigator Herrera planned for Saturday

Posted at 4:31 PM, Sep 08, 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — A funeral service for Investigator Mario Herrera is planned for Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Investigator Herrera passed away early Monday after being shot while on duty in late August.

The service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

3 News Now will have live coverage on-air and online beginning at 8:30 a.m.

A GoFundMe account has been set up by Investigator Herrera's family. Visit the page here.

A fund has been established at all Lincoln locations of Liberty First Credit Union for monetary donations for the Herrera Family.

A memorial has been placed in the front of the Hall of Justice, 575 S 10th Street. Cards and gift cards will be accepted at that location by an officer. They will be passed along to the family. People are asked to avoid donating perishable items.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, people are asked to avoid coming into the police stations to drop off items. If you want to bring items for officers, call dispatch at 402-441-6000.

Lincoln Police say they are requesting assistance from Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, University of Nebraska Police, and Nebraska State Patrol to respond to calls for service within the city limits on Saturday. Callers should know a different agency may be responding.

See also:Lincoln mourns the loss of Mario Herrera with candlelight vigil

Important information for those attending:

The only entrance the public will be able to use is the entrance off the pedestrian bridge from the festival lot. It is located on the northeast corner of the building.

Clear bag policy[] will be in effect inside the arena.

Public parking available in the Pinnacle Bank Arena Festival Lot. Please park in the Pinnacle Bank Arena Festival Lot and walk over the pedestrian bridge to the arena. (map[])

Pre-funeral procession will leave Butherus-Maser & Love Funeral Home at 8:30 a.m. and travel east on A Street, south on S. 48th Street to Normal Blvd. Procession will continue northwest on Normal Blvd toward downtown, turning north on Antelope Valley Parkway, west on N Street, then north on Pinnacle Arena Drive until reaching the arena.Map of Pre-funeral Route[]

Post-funeral procession will follow Pinnacle Arena Drive north, veering right at N 9th Street to travel south. The procession will continue south on N 9th Street, turning east on O Street, south on S 27th Street, east on Randolph Street, then north on S 40th Street to O Street, where it will end. Map of Post-funeral Route[]

The family has requested a private burial service, attended by LPD and family only.