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Police K9 killed during ‘ambush’ shooting in Lowe’s parking lot

A police K9 was killed during an ambush shooting incident on Tuesday night in an Anderson, South Carolina, Lowe’s parking lot. Early Wednesday morning, K9s of Valor updated Facebook followers about the incident, writing:

Please keep K9 Roscoe from the Anderson County SC Sheriff’s Office in your thoughts and prayers. Roscoe was shot last night when he, his handler and other deputies were ambushed by a male and female suspect they were tracking.

Sheriff McBride stated, “It’s not good. It does not look good for him. We are praying.”

But Roscoe did not survive, reports WYFF News. According to the news agency, the German shepherd was killed in the ambush, and one of the suspects was killed when deputies returned fire. Another suspect, a woman, also sustained a gunshot wound and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Rest in peace Roscoe.

(Image of Roscoe via screenshot from K9s of Valor FB page)

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7 replies
  1. Bunny Peters says:

    RIP Roscoe. You were a very brave and beloved member of the police force. The POSs who stole your life will burn in Hell forever for their cruelty. One is in Hell right now and the other will eventually join him…..
    I know you are absolutely in Heaven. Please look for MacKitty and join his wonderful snuggle buddies group and RIP amongst loving friends.

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  2. Kasondra Clingan says:

    So very sorry for your lost of K9 Roscoe. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your service. God Bless You

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  3. Barkley's Mom says:

    Another brave K-9 watching over our pets at the Rainbow Bridge. Rest in peace K-9 Roscoe, my sincere condolences to your handler, family and fellow officers, I know how much you will be missed.

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  4. Jan Barnes says:

    I WISH WITH ALL MY HEART THAT PEOPLE WOULD REALIZE THAT THESE
    HERO CANINE OFFERS PUT THEIR LIVES ON THE LINE FOR US
    EVERY DAY!

    Reply
  5. Jean Johnston says:

    Hopefully in SC the murder of a K9 officer carries the same weight as the murder of a human officer. Death penalty.

    Reply

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