ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – A celebration of life was held Tuesday for Johnny Hurley, who is remembered for his bravery during the deadly shooting in Olde Town Arvada last month.

John “Johnny” Hurley (credit: Hurley family)

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Police credit Hurley with stopping Ronald Troyke — who killed Arvada Police Officer Gordon Beesley.

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According to Arvada Police, Hurley had picked up the gunman’s rifle and was shot and killed by a responding officer.

Several efforts are underway to support the families of both Hurley and Beesley.

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The Bluegrass Lounge is running an online auction with hundreds of items, including some very rare whiskey. The proceeds will be split to the Hurley and Beesley families.

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On Monday night, a packed crowd filled the Grizzly Rose for a benefit concert hosted by KYGO with proceeds going to the Colorado Fallen Hero Foundation.

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The crowd of hundreds cheered on Beesley’s wife as she was presented with a check from the ticket sales.

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Anica Padilla