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Police dog killed in Florida shootout during refugee search

A military dog in Florida was fatally shot while chasing down a exile refugee who non-stop glow on cops, authorities said.

The shootout erupted as Volusia County Sheriff’s Office deputies searched for a think in a patch of woods in Deltona around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Forrest, a member of a agency’s K-9 unit, was struck by a gunfire.

Forrest was rushed to a DeLand Animal Hospital though did not survive, a Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post.

The suspect, who was not immediately identified, was wanted for vague crimes.

A tipster had led authorities to a home 24 miles north of Orlando where cops found a male pushing “recklessly” on a mud bike, military said. He ditched a bike and hurdled fences to escape.


Forrest, a military dog with Volusia County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, was fatally shot during a shootout with a fugitive.


Forrest was sniffing out a suspect, while a helicopter searched from above, when a wanted male brandished a firearm and shot during a deputies, who returned fire.

It’s misleading whose bullets struck a dog, according to a Orlando Sentinel.

The think was during vast as of early Wednesday.

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