Bakersfield Police Department, California
End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2021
K9 Jango was shot and killed while attempting an apprehension of a convicted felon following a pursuit of a stolen vehicle.
Officers had attempted to stop the vehicle on Highway 58 but the subject refused to stop and lead officers on a pursuit. The vehicle crashed through a chainlink fence along the highway and the man fled on foot into a nearby residential area. The man was located hiding in the backyard of a home in the 2000 block of Feliz Drive and K9 Jango was released to perform an apprehension.
During the apprehension, the man opened fire with a handgun and killed K9 Jango. Other officers returned fire and killed the subject.
published Gloucestercitynews.net | May 28, 2021