The suspect accused of fatally shooting a Massachusetts police officer on Thursday while he was being served a warrant had 111 prior adult offenses and was on probation, authorities said. His K9 was rushed to a vet after being shot.
Tom Latanowich, 29, of Somerville, Mass., will be charged with murder, police said. Massachusetts State Police identified the deceased as Sean Gannon, an officer from the Yarmouth Police Department.
With a heavy heart 💙, our condolences go out tonight to our brothers & sisters of the @yarmouthpolice & to Officer Sean Gannon's family & friends. We are also praying tonight for the recovery of Officer Gannon's K9 partner, who was also injured in today's tragic incident.#LODD pic.twitter.com/9ITeLFi3bq— Mass State Police (@MassStatePolice) April 13, 2018