By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are mourning the loss of a retired police K9.READ MORE: Medical Examiner Rules Fourth Of July 2019 Shooting Of 18-Year-Old Keyari Wynn A Homicide
Gerix spent seven years on the force as a drug detection dog.READ MORE: Man And Woman Shot And Killed Outside Of Apartment Complex In Ohio
He retired in January of 2019.MORE NEWS: Police Arrest Man After He Allegedly Fires Rounds From A Shotgun At Person's Residence
Gerix spent his last couple of years with his handler Officer Thomas Lockard.