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Tribute planned for officers shot in Rapid City

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - The Rapid City Police Department has planned an observance to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting deaths of two officers.

Beginning at 4:30 p.m. on August 2, the Rapid City Police Department Honor Guard will stand in silent memorial to honor Officers Ryan McCandless and Nick Armstrong. The two officers were shot last year during what authorities described as a routine stop. A third officer, Tim Doyle, was injured.

The public is invited to pay their respects at the site. Officers will keep watch over the site until after dark. There will not be a ceremony or public address.

Chief Steve Allender says in a statement that there are no words that can express the loss of the two officers, so the department will remain silent to honor the two men.

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