Braintree police canine Kitt given a final sendoff at ...

Braintree K-9 Kitt is hailed as a hero. Since the shooting, the community has shown its support for the police department and for Kitt, signing condolence messages for the dog and get-well wishes ...

Braintree Police Give Slain K-9 Kitt Final Send-Off ...

Braintree Police Give Slain K-9 Kitt Final Send-Off - Braintree, MA - The private funeral not only honored Kitt's service to Braintree police, but also the K-9's relationship with Officer William ...

2 Braintree Police officers shot multiple times; K-9 and ...

Two Braintree Police officers were injured and a police K-9 and the suspect were killed Friday in a shooting during an investigation into …

Police K-9 killed, 2 officers injured after suspect's ...

Police K9 Kitt, who was shot and killed while on duty, is pictured in a photo shared on the Braintree Police Department's Twitter account on …

2 Braintree police officers shot in 'ambush' expected to ...

The man was later identified as 34-year-old Andrew Homen.Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey said K-9 Kitt, a 12-year veteran of the force, led the way as officers tracked Homen ...

2 Braintree Officers In Surgery, K9 Dead After Ambush ...

Braintree, MA – A Braintree police K9 was killed and two officers are currently in surgery after a fugitive "ambushed" them in a heavily-wooded area on Friday, Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey told reporters on Friday afternoon. The incident began after police received a report of a domestic disturbance near the Braintree Village apartments […]

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Cushing's K9, Kitt, heroically charged the suspect, but was tragically killed in the firefight, in the process saving the lives of the three Officers. Officers Cushing and Donoghue suffered multiple gunshot wounds, which resulted in ongoing hospitalization and and years of physical therapy before they will even be able to consider coming back ...

DA: Use of deadly force by police 'justified' in Braintree ...

Once the police K-9 unit arrived, they went in to find him. At the time, investigators say the officers were "ambushed" by Homen and officers returned fire. K-9 Kitt was a 12-year veteran of the force. Police say Kitt diverted the attention of …

Braintree Police Honoring Slain K-9 Kitt's 'Courageous ...

K-9 Kitt died in a shooting when he ran towards the shooter, distracting his attention away from three Braintree police officers. Jimmy Bentley, Patch Staff Posted Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 2:43 am ET ...

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A Boston police officer saw the shooting, according to the department. More: Randolph shooting leaves 25-year-old wounded More: Cornhole tournament in memory of K-9 Kitt on Sunday in Braintree

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Suspect is shot dead after opening fire on cops, injuring two officers and killing a K9 who were responding to a domestic call in MassachusettsShootin Menu DUK News

K9, suspect killed in Braintree ambush; 2 officers wounded

THE TWO OFFICERS AND THE K-9, NAMED KITT, ARSECHED FOR HIM. ... area of the Braintree Village apartments off Commercial Street and McCusker Drive just before 1 p.m. Sources said the shooting ...

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Kitt's handler, Officer Bill Cushing, and Officer Matthew Donoghue were both shot. Andrew Homan, 34, suspected of shooting at the officers, died from a gunshot wound.

Braintree Police Officer Bill Cushing Released From ...

Braintree Police Officer Bill Cushing was released from South Shore Hospital Friday, a week after he was wounded in a shootout that ended in the death of his K-9 …

Suspect is 'shot dead' after opening fire on cops ...

Kitt the K9, seen as a puppy, was the casualty of the shooting Police said the identity of the suspect will not be released until next of kin can be notified. However they said he was a male in his mid-30s who was well-known to police with warrants out for his arrest at the time of the shooting.

2 Braintree officers shot, K-9 dies, suspect killed in ...

Police K-9 Kitt (Braintree Police Department/Braintree Police Department) Braintree Police got a 911 call at about 12:45 p.m. Friday afternoon for a domestic dispute. The suspect took off into the woods. Police say he was armed with two guns. Once the police K …

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As K9 Kitt performed a track the man opened fire from an ambush position, killing K9 Kitt and wounding two officers. Despite their wounds the officers were able to return fire and killed the subject. K9 Kitt had served with the Braintree Police Department for 12 years.

Braintree officers wounded in June 2021 shootout, K-9 …

Two of the officers, William Cushing and Matthew Donoghue, were wounded in the exchange. A third officer, Richard Seibert, was credited with saving his fellow officers' lives. Honored: Braintree...

Police dog killed in shootout honored with open casket ...

K-9 Kitt was assigned to K-9 Officer William Cushing Jr., and was killed during a domestic violence call that Cushing and Kitt had responded to. ... who was also injured in the June 4 shooting ...

2 officers shot, suspect and dog killed Braintree domestic ...

The Braintree police dog named Kitt, a 12-year member of the force, was shot and killed. He was carried out of the woods wrapped in an American flag as …

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The three officers and "K9 Kitt" entered a wooded area in an effort to locate the suspect when they were fired upon by the subject of the search. "K9 Kitt" was fatally wounded during the attack. Officers returned fire mortally wounding the suspect. During the exchange two of the officers were shot by the suspect multiple times.

DA: Police justified in fatal shooting of man who wounded ...

Around 1:30 p.m., K-9 Kitt signaled that he was getting close to Homen before Cushing located someone hidden behind a rock, the DA's office added. Cushing reportedly yelled for Homen to "show ...

Police justified in fatally shooting man who injured two ...

Authorities claim that as Kitt continued to approach Homen, he fired three rounds, ultimately killing the K-9. Officers returned fire, the DA said, and Cushing and Donoghue both suffered injuries ...

DA Rules Braintree Officers Justified In K-9 Kitt Shooting ...

Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey's Office announced they have completed his investigation into the June 4, 2021 fatal shooting of 34-year-old Andrew Homen, an incident that seriously...

'Irreplaceable': Vigil in Braintree honors K-9 killed ...

Hundreds of community members, including Mayor Charles Kokoros and Chief of Police Mark Dubois, came out to thank the officers injured in the shooting and to remember K9 Kitt at an event called ...

Police K-9 killed, 2 officers injured after suspect's ambush

A police K-9 was killed and two officers were injured during a firefight with a suspect after a 911 call was made about a domestic dispute Friday afternoon in Braintree, Massachusetts. The ...

Braintree police shooting: K-9 killed, 2 officers injured ...

A police K-9 was killed and two officers were injured during a firefight with a suspect after a 911 call was made about a domestic dispute Friday afternoon in Braintree, Massachusetts.

1 Of 2 Officers Shot By Suspect Released From Hospital ...

Braintree Police Department K9, Kitt. (Courtesy: Braintree PD) A police officer injured in a shooting Friday in which the suspect and a K9 were both killed and another officer wounded has been ...

'Ambushed': Two Police Officers Wounded, K9 And Suspect ...

The K9 who died was named Kitt, a veteran of the force. "It's tragic for us, for that K-9. That dog is incredible, and very successful," Dubois said. ... The shooting remains under ...

K9 Dies 'A True Hero' During Shootout, Saves Lives by ...

"K9 Kitt started with us 12 years ago," the department wrote in its post. "Going through K9 patrol school, you came out…guns blazing…during your service you apprehended countless criminals, often in the dead of night…through thick brush, and insane weather. You found bad guys, wandered elderly, firearms and other ballistic evidence.

DA Rules Braintree Officers Justified In K-9 Kitt Shooting ...

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Braintree police dog Kitt 'died a true hero' protecting ...

In 2016, K9 Kitt was awarded the Braintree Police Medal of Valor for his protection of several officers during an armed confrontation. Last July, Cushing and Kitt located the person responsible for...

DA clears 'ambushed' Braintree officers in fatal shooting

"As K-9 Kitt advanced toward Homen, the subject fired three rounds in quick succession," Morrissey said. He described the shooting as an "ambush." Both Cushing and Donoghue fired at Homen.

1 of 2 Braintree police officers injured in shooting ...

Sadly, that officer's K9 Kitt was killed in the shooting after police say a man armed with two guns opened fire at the officers. The BPD Working Dog Foundation has set up a GoFundeMe in his name. The shooting suspect also died. "The priority for us is their recovery and the support we can provide them and their families," said Chief Dubois.