Funeral held for Fulton County police detective fatally shot while responding to a call


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COLLEGE PARK, Georgia — Police officers from near and far gathered in College Park to bid farewell to a Fulton County police detective killed in the line of duty.

The funeral for 48-year-old Terence Avery Green of East Point was held Friday afternoon at World Changers Church International in College Park. Green will be buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, also in College Park.

Police say 42-year-old Amanuel Menghesha of Fairburn shot and killed Green on March 4. Green, a 22-year-veteran of the Fulton County Police Department was responding to a call of shots fired.

Menghesha was later arrested and faces murder and aggravated assault charges.

Police said officers from numerous local police agencies, as well as officers from Chicago, are expected to participate in a processional.

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