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Heartbreaking viral photo shows K-9 of fallen Westerville police officer

(Source: Facebook) (Source: Facebook)

A photo shared by Ohio Going Blue on Facebook shows K-9 officer Sam off the Westerville Police Department.

Sam was K-9 partners with Westerville police officer Eric Joering, one of the officers who was fatally shot while responding to a 911 hang-up call on Saturday.


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Police say Joering, along with Officer Tony Morelli, were both shot by 30-year-old Quentin Smith. Morelli grew up in Massillon.


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K-9 officer Sam was in the back of Officer Joering's cruiser at the time of the incident.

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