The suspect was killed in the course of the incident.
A police Ok-9 was killed and two officers have been injured throughout a firefight with a suspect after a 911 name was made a couple of home dispute Friday afternoon in Braintree, Massachusetts.
The suspect was killed in the course of the incident, in keeping with the Norfolk District Lawyer’s workplace.
The incident started round 1 p.m. at Braintree Village flats off Business Avenue and McCusker Drive, the place the police acquired a cellphone name for a home disturbance, the DA’s workplace mentioned.
The 911 caller knowledgeable the officers that the suspect fled into close by woods with a number of firearms.
A number of officers went into the woods and have been led by a police Ok-9, in keeping with the DA’s workplace. The suspect, Andrew Homen, 34, opened fireplace and the officers returned photographs, the DA mentioned.
“I might hear the police yelling at somebody, ‘Get down, get down.’ and I might hear him saying, ‘What did I do?’,” Robert Cooke, an eyewitness, informed ABC affiliate WCVB.
Kitt, the police canine, was killed within the crossfire and two unidentified officers have been shot, in keeping with the DA’s workplace. Homen was additionally killed within the firefight, the DA’s workplace mentioned.
The wounded officers have been transported to space hospitals and underwent surgical procedure, however police mentioned their prognoses have been good.
Kitt, a 12-year veteran of the drive, was carted out with an American flag draped over the canine’s physique to a saluting group of officers. The police honored Kitt’s life with a tweet later within the night.
The investigation is ongoing.