K9 Fang

K9 FangJacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Florida
EOW: Sunday, September 30, 2018
Cause: Gunfire

K9 Fang was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend an armed carjacking suspect near I-10 and Commerce Center Parkway.

The subject had stolen the vehicle at gunpoint approximately one hour earlier. The vehicle was located and turned off remotely as it traveled on I-10 and the driver fled into the nearby woods. K9 Fang was released to apprehend the suspect but was shot and killed. The subject was apprehended by a second canine and his handler moments later.

K9 Fang served as a patrol canine and explosives detection canine.