Son of Officer Shields names puppy after Officer Lehner

(Photo: Mike Shields)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The son of Officer James Shields, who died 15 years ago, has welcomed a new, four-legged friend to his family.

Meet Lehner — a German Shepherd:

He’s named after Officer Craig Lehner, who died in a training accident last month.

Lehner’s K-9 partner was named after Officer Shields.

Shield, the dog, continues to serve with the Buffalo Police Department.

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