Mounted patrol horse for RPD dies from medical issue
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A member of the Rochester Police Department has died after years on the force.
Police said Raffi, a horse with the RPD Mounted Patrol, died after a "catastrophic medical emergency."
Raffi suffered the medical emergency on September 1 and died a short time later.
"It was with heavy hearts that we had to lose him but he is resting in peace," the department said in a tweet.
Raffi came to the Mounted Patrol Unit in 2011.
He was 18 when he passed away.