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Airport glows blue in honor of fallen Shreveport officer

Airport glows blue in honor of fallen Shreveport officer
Airport glows blue in honor of fallen Shreveport officer
Updated: Jan. 11, 2019 at 5:32 AM CST
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Condolences from across the country are being sent to remember and honor Shreveport Police Officer Chatéri Payne, who was shot and killed before her scheduled shift Wednesday night.

Hours after Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond and Mayor Adrian Perkins released new information about Payne’s death, the Shreveport Regional Airport announced it’s own unique way to remember her.

In a Facebook post, Shreveport Regional Airport said the lights in the terminal building will be lit in blue every night through Sunday.

The lights in our iconic terminal building will glow blue tonight and each night through Sunday in memory of the fallen Shreveport Police Officer. #SPD

Posted by Shreveport Regional Airport on Thursday, January 10, 2019

Officer Payne was a well-liked member of the police department and had only been on the job for a few months. She was a graduate of Captain Shreve High School and a member of the school’s track team.

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