"Yarmouth K-9 Officer Sean Gannon’s police dog, Nero, survived a surgery Friday for injuries he received in the Thursday shooting that killed Gannon, according to a Facebook post from the Yarmouth Police Department.
According to a post from the Dennis Veterinary Hospital, Nero, who was shot in the head and neck, was stabilized at the scene of the Marstons Mills shooting by the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council SWAT Team and then taken to an emergency veterinary facility. He was later transferred to a surgical facility and was described as “stable but not out of the woods.”
Peter McClelland, a retired Yarmouth police officer who served in the K-9 unit, was with Nero throughout the night, according to the hospital’s post."
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