Fallen Chicago cop Michael Gordon honored 10 years after his death

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Friday, August 8, 2014
Officer Michael Gordon

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Family, friends and fellow officers honored a Chicago police officer killed while on duty 10 years ago Friday.

Michael Gordon died after his squad car was struck by a drunk driver. Thursday night's ceremony took place at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park.

Family members say Officer Gordon had two big dreams: becoming a soldier and then having a career in law enforcement. He achieved both.

Gordon was only 30 years old when he died.