Heartbreaking photo of fallen officer's K9 goes viral

(WKRG) - A heartbreaking photo of fallen Westerville Police Officer Eric Joering's K9, Sam is being shared on social media. 

The photo was posted to Ohio Going Blue's Facebook page. The post says Sam was in the back of Officer Joering's cruiser when he and another officer were fatally shot responding to a 911 hang up call.  

Sam is doing ok staying with his original trainer, but his heart is broken too, according to the post. 

To read more about Police Officer Eric Joering click here.  Read more about the fatal incident here.


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