Details emerge about man accused of killing Mass. cop, wounding K9

  • Details emerge about man accused of killing Mass. cop, wounding K9

Details emerge about man accused of killing Mass. cop, wounding K9

The suspect accused of fatally capturing a MA police officer on Thursday whereas he was being served a warrant had 111 prior grownup offenses and was on probation, authorities talked about. "He has many friends on campus and their hearts go out to his family and his colleagues in the Yarmouth Police Department".

Gannon was shot and rushed to Cape Cod Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, according to Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe and Yarmouth Police Chief Frank Frederickson.

Latanowich shot Yarmouth K-9 officer Sean Gannon on Thursday while he and other officers were serving an arrest warrant for a possible probation violation at a home in Barnstable, on Cape Cod, police said.

"We will together get through this, and we plan to keep Sean's memory alive", said Frederickson".

Latanowich entered the court with his head down.

Latanowich features an extensive history of runins with regulation enforcement and was linked to 111 former legal charges, police stated in a face-book article. He had been also serving the merit in city of Barnstable. He previously was a police officer at Stonehill College.

Gannon's dog, Nero, was injured.

"Around 3:30, a local police officer (was) shot during a warrant service at 109 Blueberry Lane, Barnstable", state police spokesman David Procopio told the Herald in an email last night.

Thomas M. Latanowich, 29, of Somerville, was taken into custody about an hour after the shooting and will be arraigned and charged with murder for Gannon's killing, said O'Keefe.

Gannon, who was the Yarmouth Police Department's first full-time drug detection K-9 patrol officer, leaves behind a wife, Dara.