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First Funeral For Herkimer County Shooting Victim Held

Matthew Talarico, WIBX

The first of four funerals for the victims of last week’s shooting spree in Herkimer County took place this morning.

57-year old Michael Ransear of Herkimer was laid to rest at the First Assembly of God Church in Marcy.

Ransear was shot and killed at John’s Barber Shop in Mohawk last Wednesday morning.

A number of corrections officers were there to pay their respects.

Ransear worked as a corrections officer at the Mohawk Correctional Facility for nearly 18 years, retiring in 2006.

Funeral services for 68-year old Harry Montgomery, Sr. of Mohawk will be held this evening at 5:00 at Applegate-Day and Enea Funeral home in Ilion.

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