Officer Dead In Yarmouth Shooting

posted by John Baibak - 

A Yarmouth police officer is dead  after he was shot while serving a warrant in Barnstable.  

State Police  say the shooting happened after three p.m. yesterday on Blueberry Lane  in the village of Marstons Mills. 

Officer Sean Gannon was shot in the  head, then was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital, where he later died. 

Officials say he was a graduate of Westfield State University.

Officer Gannon was serving an arrest warrant with two other officers at the time of the incident.

The  suspect in the shooting is in custody, identified as 29-year-old Thomas  Latanowich.

Latanowich will be arraigned on a multitude of charges later today.

(picture provided by Yarmouth Police)

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