A K-9 with the Placer County (CA) Deputy Sheriff's Office was wounded in a gunfight with a man who had gone on a shooting spree on Tuesday night. The gunman was killed in the exchange, and K-9 Eros was struck and wounded.
The California Highway Patrol posted on Facebook that it was called upon to help in the search for an attempted murder and arson suspect in the City of Vacaville. During the search, an officer was involved in a shooting with the subject, who then reportedly stabbed a K-9 with the Fairfield (CA) Police Department.
Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department deployed an unmanned aerial vehicle for the first time during a standoff between SWAT and a robbery suspect in Koreatown late last week.
According to the sheriff, the three deputies were working as part of a SWAT team serving a narcotics search warrant.
The Christiansburg (VA) Police Department is mourning the death of K-9 officer, Ringo, who recently retired from service following five years of service to the department.