Florida K9 Officer Killed By Gunman Outside Mall On Christmas Eve
By Fox News // December 24, 2018
3-year-old K-9 Cigo killed by gunman
Palm Beach, Florida (FOX NEWS) – Deputies are investigating a Christmas Eve shooting near a South Florida shopping mall that killed a heroic K9 officer named Cigo.
The dog was credited with saving the life of the deputies, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw of the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office said at a news conference Monday evening.
“He did his job, giving his life to save and protect our own,” Bradshaw said.
His office tweeted that a suspect shot at deputies and hit a K9 officer.
The suspect was shot by deputies and was taken to a hospital for treatment, as WSVN reported.
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Our hearts are truly broken after a suspect shot and killed our K9 Dog tonight, on Christmas Eve. “He did his job, giving his life to save and protect our own” – Sheriff @RicBradshaw
— PBSO (@PBCountySheriff) December 25, 2018
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