Funeral arrangements for slain NY trooper set for this weekend

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ADDS THAT THE SHOOTING WAS IN ERWIN WHICH IS NEAR CORNING. – New York State Police block the entrance of Welch Road in Corning, N.Y., Monday, July 2, 2018, as they investigate the scene of a shooting in nearby Erwin. A New York state trooper responding to an early-morning domestic call was killed along with […]

Funeral services are set for New York State Trooper Nicholas Clark, who was killed while responding to a call in Steuben County early Monday.

Calling hours will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the James A. McLane Physical Education Center on the campus of Alfred University, where Clark graduated in 2011. A funeral service will also be held at 11 a.m. Sunday on the campus. 

Clark, 29, was killed while responding to call about a suicidal and possibly armed man barricaded in his home in Erwin, NY, near the Pennsylvania border. The suspect, Steven Kiley, a 43-year-old school principal, was found dead of a gunshot wound inside the home. 

Clark was a two-time state wrestling champion and standout football player who had a wrestling scholarship to the University of North Carolina, where he spent a year, said State Police Maj. Richard Allen. Clark tried out for the Buffalo Bills before entering the New York State Police Academy, from which he graduated in 2015.

Clark is survived by his parents and a brother.

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