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Calif. K-9 injured, suspect shot after pursuit

The suspect rammed his truck into a gate and parked patrol car at a Sacramento police substation


By PoliceOne Staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A K-9 officer was injured and a suspect was shot after a police pursuit.

Police told KCRA the suspect rammed his car into a gate and struck a parked patrol car at a police substation Monday night. Multiple officers pursued the truck until the suspect crashed into a yard and fled on foot.

K-9 Reno was released to pursue the suspect. While the suspect fought with Reno, police fired multiple shots at the suspect. 

The suspect fled again, broke into a home and began attacking the resident with a pipe. The suspect was taken into custody shortly after. He was transported to the hospital and is expected to survive. The resident was injured, but did not require hospitalization.

K-9 Reno was taken to a veterinary hospital where he was treated for lacerations. He is expected to fully recover. 

 

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