Yarmouth, Massachusetts K-9 police officer, Sean Gannon was shot yesterday while serving a warrant. Gannon, 32-years-old died as a result. His K-9 partner, Nero was also shot and was to undergo surgery.

A report in the Boston Herald says Gannon was shot in the head and his K-9, Nero was wounded by a suspect who was hiding in the attic of a home in Marstons Mills.

Gannon was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis where he was pronounced dead.

As you can see from the Yarmouth Police Department's Facebook page, they are devastated by the loss of one of their own. The entire community is in shock. They write in part...We must tend now to his family and the needs of our department and our community. We appreciate your love and support and ask that you pray for Sean and all of us who serve....