MELROSE (CBS) — Nearly $50,000 has been raised for the family of a Melrose native and Colorado police officer killed during an attack at a Planned Parenthood, according to the You Caring website.

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Garrett Swasey, a six-year veteran of the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs police officer, was fatally shot Friday after a gunman opened fire, hurting five police officers and four civilians at the clinic. He leaves behind a wife and two young children.

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The memorial fund will be used to cover educational costs.

As of Saturday night, more than 800 donations and $47,000 had been raised on the crowdfunding website. The goal is to raise at least $100,000.

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To make a donation, visit the You Caring website.