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Funeral Service For Police Chief In Gainesville Set For Thursday

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GAINESVILLE, TX --  Funeral arrangements have been set for Gainesville's chief of police after he succumbed to injuries following a fall and blow to the head.

Police Chief Steve Fleming, 44, died on Friday afternoon of injuries he sustained a week earlier.  City officials said he was on a ladder, working on getting rid of old evidence, when he fell and hit his head.

The funeral is set for Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Gainesville. A family night for friends and family of Fleming will also be held on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Geo. J. Caroll & Son Funeral Home.