Kitt’s handler, Braintree Police Officer Bill Cushing, was hospitalized for several days along with Officer Matthew Donoghue after both were shot June 4.READ MORE: Service Resumes On Green Line Hours After Trains Crash In Boston
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Police were responding to a report of a domestic incident in the area of the Braintree Village apartment complex on McCusker Drive. They were told the suspect fled into the adjacent woods.
When K-9 Kitt went into the woods, the dog and both officers were shot. The suspect, 34-year-old Andrew Homen, was killed in the exchange of gunfire.MORE NEWS: 'People Were Thrown On The Floor': 25 Injured After Green Line Trains Crash In Boston
Kitt was a 12-year veteran of the Braintree Police Department.