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K-9 Kilo

Anderson Police Department
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Handler:
Officer Marty Dulworth (wounded)

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Gunfire (Accidental)
Date/Time of Incident:
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
400 block of East Water Street, Pendleton
Incident County:
Madison
Incident Township:
Fall Creek
Weapon Used:
Officer’s handgun
Suspect Disposition:
Died by suicide

K-9 Kilo was accidentally shot and killed during a shootout with an armed man in Pendleton.

The subject had been involved in an argument with his estranged wife when he obtained an AK-47 assault rifle and opened fire on other residents in the 400 block of East Water Street, killing a bystander.

When responding units engaged the man in a shootout, Officer Dulworth was shot in both legs and K-9 Kilo became protective of his handler. As another officer attempted to render aid to Officer Dulworth, K-9 Kilo bit him several times, causing him to be killed by friendly fire by other officers.

After seven months, Officer Dulworth recovered and was able to return to duty. The pain from his reconstructed foot resulted in his left leg being amputated over six months later. In March 2014, he returned to duty and is a handler to K-9 Rico.

The 59-year-old male subject escaped but was found dead after a six-hour manhunt suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

K-9 Kilo, a 7-year-old male Belgian Malinois, had served with the Anderson Police Department for two years.

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