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Hundreds gathered to pay their respects at a public visitation for retired St. Louis police Captain David Dorn, who was shot and killed by a looter during the George Floyd protests on June 2.

The line stretched for nearly 2 blocks as 500 people attended the viewing at Hopewell Baptist Church. Uniformed police officers were among those attending the viewing.

Dorn worked in law enforcement for 40 years before retiring in 2014. His wife still works for the St. Louis police department.

Family and friends gathered for Dorn's private funeral on Tuesday.

Dorn, 77, was killed while checking out a silent alarm at a friend's pawn shop during the peaceful protests. He was found outside Lee's Pawn and Jewelry shop with a gunshot wound in the upper torso.

Stephan Cannon, 24, was arrested and charged in his murder. Another suspect was charged with burglary and other offenses.

Cannon was convicted of armed robbery in 2014 but never served a day in prison for the crime.

"Based upon the diligent work of the police department, collaboration with the Circuit Attorney's Office, and the cooperation from the outraged community, we have issued charges for the tragic murder of former Captain David Dorn," said St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner in a statement on Sunday.

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Arrests have been made in the murder of a retired police captain who was shot to death outside a pawnshop following peaceful protests in St. Louis, Missouri.

Two suspects have been arrested and charged in the murder of retired St. Louis police Captain David Dorn. 24-year-old Steven Cannon (pictured below left) has been charged with first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, three counts of third-degree criminal action and one count of a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Dorn was found on the sidewalk outside Lee's Pawn and Jewelry on June 2. The 77-year-old had a gunshot wound to his upper torso.

As he lay dying, someone recorded a 13-minute video of the tragic scene and posted it on Facebook. A young man comforted Dorn as the looters stroll in and out of the pawnshop.

"Oh cuz, come on, OG ... Come on, OG. Oh my God, cuz," says the younger man. "For a TV? They killed this old man for some TVs? ... c'mon, man, that's somebody's granddaddy."

Dorn retired in 2014 after working more than 40 years in law enforcement. His wife still works at the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.

Cannon told police he was in the pawnshop that night and he cut his hair to change his appearance after his photo was distributed by news media. A television taken from the pawnshop was found inside his residence. He is being held in jail without bail.

27-year-old Jimmie Robinson was also arrested and charged in the case. Robinson was charged with one count of first-degree burglary, one count of armed criminal action and one count of stealing from the pawnshop. He is being held on $30,000 cash bail.

Last week, St. Louis police released surveillance video that shows 7 looters breaking and entering the pawnshop around the time Dorn was killed. At least 2 of the men were armed with handguns. All 7 suspects are Black males wearing face masks or a face covering.

Dorn was responding to an alarm at his friend's pawnshop after 1 a.m. when he was killed. Cannon is seen on surveillance video in the area where Dorn was shot. Multiple plumes of smoke are seen where Cannon was standing before he entered the pawnshop.

A $45,000 reward is being offered for information leading to more arrests in the case.

As friends and family prepare to bury Dorn this week, many wonder why his death hasn't received the same news coverage as George Floyd, the 46-year-old Black man who was killed by a white Minneapolis police officer on May 25.

"Is anyone taking a knee for David Dorn?" writes Twincities.com. "Dorn was African American. He was unjustly killed. His life mattered too, didn't it?"

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President Donald Trump called out "despicable" looters who shot and killed David Dorn, a retired police captain from St. Louis, who died defending a friend's pawn shop during riots Tuesday morning.

"Our highest respect to the family of David Dorn, a Great Police Captain from St. Louis, who was viciously shot and killed by despicable looters last night." President Trump tweeted Tuesday night.

Dorn, 77, was shot by looters who broke into Lee's Pawn and Jewelry on the 4100 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive around 2:38 a.m.

The killers took advantage of the lawless atmosphere created by ongoing protests over the murder of a Black man at the hands of a former Minneapolis police officer on May 25.

Dorn died from one gunshot wound to his torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene with his cellphone in his hand. The pawn shop had been looted as thieves carted away everything from TVs to jewelry.

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Angry Twitter users expressed their outrage over Dorn's murder, with many saying "Black lives don't matter to Black people."