WATCH LIVE: Memorial service for Deputy Tobin Bolter

BOISE — A memorial service will be held Tuesday afternoon for Ada County Deputy Tobin Bolter, who was killed in the line of duty this month.

The service is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, with the indoor service reserved for Bolter's family, friends and law enforcement, according to the sheriff's office. Parishioners can watch from the Ford Idaho Center amphitheater, and the service will also be streamed live in the video player above.

Authorities say Bolter was shot after he flagged down 65-year-old Dennis Mulqueen near West Overland Road and South Raymond Street on Boise Bench. According to Ada County Sheriff Matt Clifford and the Ada County Coroner's Office, he “didn't even make it to the driver's side window” before Mulqueen, of Boise, shot Bolter and fled the scene.

RELATED | A GoFundMe has been created for the fallen Ada County deputy's pregnant wife and “close-knit family.”

A resident called 911 until paramedics arrived. Bolter was transported to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, where he died Sunday morning. He was 27.

After an hours-long manhunt, Mulqueen was found outside a home on South Jackson Street, police said. He fired his weapon at law enforcement, and a Boise police officer – who has yet to be identified – fired back, shooting him in the chest, police said. Mulqueen died shortly after 12:30 p.m. in Saint Al's. Sunday.

No other officers were injured in the shooting.

According to a statement, Bolter “loved his wife sacrificially” and was able to faithfully “serve and protect” his community because of a deep Christian foundation.

“Tobin’s lively spirit and selfless care for others were an encouragement to all who knew him,” his family said in the statement, thanking the community for its support.

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