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    Hospital Ward Renamed for Officer Killed Serving Warrant

    A Massachusetts hospital has renamed its pediatric unit after a police officer killed in the line of duty earlier this year.

    The dedication at New Bedford's St. Luke Hospital for the K-9 Sgt. Sean McNamee Gannon Pediatric Unit took place Tuesday in a private ceremony.

    The Standard-Times reports that Southcoast Health CEO Keith Hovan presented the idea to rename the ward to the board of trustees, who unanimously supported it.

    Gannon, a New Bedford native and Yarmouth officer, was fatally shot while helping to serve an arrest warrant at a home in Barnstable in April. His dog Nero was also shot, but survived.

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    Earlier this month, Southcoast Health presented a check for $25,000 to the Sgt. Sean M. Gannon Playground Committee.

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