Slain Georgia Police Officer With Roots in Southern California Honored in Gardena

Mourners packed into a Gardena church Saturday to pay their respects to a Georgia police officer with deep roots in Southern California who was killed in the line of duty last month.

Antwan Toney is shown in an undated photo released by the Gwinnett Police Department on Oct. 20, 2018.

Antwan Toney is shown in an undated photo released by the Gwinnett Police Department on Oct. 20, 2018.

Antwan Toney, 30, began his law enforcement career as an Orange Police Department Explorer before moving to Georgia and joining the Gwinnett County Police Department three years ago.

He was shot and killed Oct. 20 while investigating a suspicious vehicle. His alleged killer was shot to death in a confrontation with police two days later.

 

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