Mass. officer fatally shot serving search warrant
Multiple Massachusetts police departments expressed their condolences and extended their sympathies to the family of K-9 Officer Sean Gannon
Duty Death: Sean Gannon - [Yarmouth, Massachusetts]
End of Service: 04/12/2018
By PoliceOne Staff
BARNSTABLE – A Yarmouth K-9 officer was shot and killed while executing a multi-agency search warrant Thursday afternoon.
Multiple Massachusetts police departments expressed their condolences and extended their sympathies to the family of K-9 Officer Sean Gannon and the Yarmouth Police Department, which also changed it's Facebook profile photo.
Procession held for officer shot, killed in Barnstable, Mass.
A procession is being held for a Yarmouth Police Dept. officer who was shot and killed while serving a warrant in Barnstable, Massachusetts. https://goo.gl/TzDvuePosted by WMUR-TV on Thursday, April 12, 2018
Officer Gannon's K-9 partner was also shot during the incident and was taken to a veterinary hospital.
The suspect, who has a lengthy criminal record, was taken into custody following a long standoff with authorities.
The officer was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to WCVB5.
Heartbroken to hear that Yarmouth Police Department Officer Sean Gannon has passed away after being shot this afternoon while serving a warrant.— MIT Police (@MITPolice) April 13, 2018
Our condolences go out to @yarmouthpolice and Officer Gannon’s friends and family – both blood and blue. pic.twitter.com/XHuE6VDwqu
@yarmouthpolice Officer Sean Gannon was killed and his K9 partner wounded serving a warrant on the Cape Thursday night. Our prayers for the family and for our brothers and sisters with the Yarmouth PD. pic.twitter.com/mbofu72VQ2— Bristol Sheriff Dpt. (@BCSO1) April 13, 2018