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Slain Arizona state trooper honored at funeral

Posted: 9:49 AM, Aug 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-03 19:25:28Z

The mother of a rookie Arizona state trooper killed just weeks out of the academy says her son had his dream job in that brief time.
    
Deborah Edenhofer told hundreds of mourners in a Peoria church Friday that her 24-year-old son Tyler loved putting on his uniform every day.
    
Tyler Edenhofer was fatally shot July 25 during a roadside confrontation with a suspect.
    
He and other troopers were responding to reports of a person throwing objects at vehicles on Interstate 10.
    
Authorities say the suspect, 20-year-old Isaac King, took another trooper's gun and fired two shots.
    
One hit Edenhofer. Another wounded a second trooper.