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N.C. Deputy Wounded, K-9 Killed in Standoff

January 23, 2014  | 

A 19-year-old Davie County, N.C., man was arrested Wednesday night after he was accused of shooting a deputy and a police dog during a standoff before surrendering to authorities, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.

Deputy Chris Fleming was in stable condition today at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and is expected to make a full recovery, the Davie County Sheriff's Office said this morning.

The dog, a Russian Shepherd named Gorky died about 1 a.m. today. He had been with the sheriff's office for five years.

Tags: Police Officer Wounded, K-9 Units, Standoffs, Davie County (N.C.) Sheriff


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Boston @ 1/23/2014 4:16 PM

I have a GSD he's my third dog and it saddens me to read these articles. So I hope they throw the book at the POS 19 year old. RIP Gorky!

S.S. @ 1/24/2014 8:29 AM

Sorry to hear about the K-9 as this dog died in the line of duty, and YES the officer lost his partner. Hopefully the officer gets well soon. My condolences go out to him. To the maggot who fired at the officer and k-9 I hope he gets the max. sentence. A**HOLE!!!

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