Phoenix, AZ – Around 3:30am Thursday morning near 19th Ave and Dunlap Ave in Phoenix, a police K9 was shot and injured by a suspect. Police originally responded to the area on a shots fired call and located a dead body.
The initial investigation lead police to a nearby apartment complex, where the suspect was said to live. K9 Dennis was the first to enter the apartment and was met by gunfire. With shots fired, police retreated.
The suspect exited the front door of the apartment still armed, and five officers fired their weapons. The suspect, identified so far only as a man in his 40’s, was killed by the gunfire.
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Johnstown, PA – During a search of an empty brick warehouse for suspected copper thieves, K9 Officer Titan fell down an unsecured elevator shaft in the pre-dawn hours Sunday morning. He, his handler, and other officers were searching the warehouse, previously owned by Goodwill, and recently sold to a medical marijuana company, after reports of flashlights being seen in the building came into the local 911 center just prior to 5 a.m.
The building, which lacked electrical connections, was mostly empty aside from items left from the previous owner. Without the aid of overhead lighting, officers were forced to use their flashlights to conduct the search. As they conducted [...]