K9 Marko

EOW: Aug 24, 2003


K9 Marko was accidentally shot and killed while attempting to control a subject. Sheriff’s deputies were confronting the subject who had threatened to kill them. When Marko’s handler released him to control the subject, the subject appeared to raise a weapon at the deputies. The deputies opened fire, injuring K9 Marko and killing the subject.

K9 Marko was airlifted to a veterinary hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.