Police: Officer shot while serving warrant in Massachusetts

BARNSTABLE (CBS) – A Yarmouth police officer was shot and killed while serving a search warrant at a Barnstable home, sources tell WBZ-TV.

The K9 officer was shot on Blueberry Lane in the Marstons Mills village of Barnstable.

Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon (WBZ-TV)

Sources tell CBS Boston investigative reporter Cheryl Fiandaca the K-9 officer was shot in the head and suffered very serious injuries. His K-9 was also shot and killed, Fiandaca reports.

SWAT team at home on Blueberry Ln home after police officer was shot (WBZ-TV)

The suspect, who has a lengthy criminal record and is being described as very dangerous, was taken into custody after a lengthy standoff with police while remaining barricaded inside the home, the station reports.

Police did not provide further detail on the warrant the officer was trying to serve, other than to say that it was a multi-agency warrant search.

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