WASHINGTON – A fallen police officer — a hero dog — has been honored in Prince William County.
The new dog park at 13000 Minnieville Rd. in Woodbridge has been named “K-9 Gunner Memorial Park.”
Gunner was a 7-year-old German Shepherd police dog that died in the line of duty in 2005.
Gunner had earned a number of awards.
The dog was killed by friendly fire while trying to apprehend a suspect.
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